Satinder Kaur took her career into her own hands by enrolling in the University of Arizona Coding Boot Camp. With a computer science background, Satinder already had a solid tech foundation. But she recognized there was more ground to...
When Mariño Carranza, Shad Lee, and Jenn June enrolled in the University of Washington Coding Boot Camp, powered by Trilogy Education, they had no idea just how hands-on the course would be. Together, they have been working on an...
As the only marketer at her company, Olga Levina did it all: social media, design, print, you name it. When her employer asked her to build websites on Wordpress and Wix, Olga taught herself how—and realized she loved it....
Sean Massingill has always had a wide range of interests, including coding. For a long time, he didn’t know what his dream job was—though he knew what it wasn’t. As an undergraduate, he set his sights on law school,...
When Mike Gelber quit his analyst job at a top banking firm, he knew there was no going back. After studying finance and economics in college, he’d thought wealth management would be a good professional fit. But six months...
Every kid wants to be a superhero someday. Brian Lora was able to do it. “It’s corny, but I was always interested in software because that is a superpower,” he said. “Understanding software, I can create anything that comes...
Navy veteran Daniel Smith was stuck. Working as a school bus driver, he felt like his career was at a red light. “I wanted to find a career that I enjoyed while giving me a good paycheck, not just a...
We’ve all seen it, heard it, read it, and repeated it: 2020 has marked the worst job market since the Great Depression. But that doesn’t mean recruitment everywhere is paused. There are still numerous companies hiring, and plenty of...
Last month, I, along with 30 University of California Berkeley Coding Bootcamp students, entered the offices of Instacart in San Francisco. We were invited by James Jalandoni, a Senior Software Engineer on Instacart’s Emerging Products team. In 2014, James...
Jonathan Pickard had a job that many only dream of. For 11 years, he played video games professionally. He competed in six world championships and traveled all over the globe. Why did he give it up? “It’s a career that’s...

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