She worked a day job in fundraising. He picked up night shifts as a grave digger. Despite their very different lines of work, Nora Granahan and Michael McVeigh had one goal in common: they both wanted to learn to...
From age 15, Fred Lintz worked in bike shops—as a technician, sales rep, and then manager. He loved it, but knew it wasn’t what he wanted to do for life. “I was working every weekend and it was exhausting....
Taking the road less traveled can mean many different things. For some, it could mean dropping everything and traveling the world at age 60. For others, it might be going to culinary school after working a desk job for...
Last year in the U.S., 49,291 students graduated with a degree in computer science. That sounds like a lot, until you realize that there are almost 558,000 computing jobs open nationwide. And the digital skills gaps is only going...
Alex Walz is a graduate of the University of Utah Coding Boot Camp. During the program, Alex not only put in countless hours into coding, he also focused on building his soft skills in behavioral interviewing, negotiating, and professional...
Edna Jonsson is an alumna of the first UCF Coding Boot Camp. After experiencing a life-changing event, Edna decided she was going to dive into coding and do whatever it took to get a job. Edna shared her experience in...
Dallas-based Bottle Rocket is a mobile/connected device specialist that defines, designs and develops applications that connect future-focused brands to their customers. Recently, Bottle Rocket hosted a networking event for students in the SMU Coding Boot Camp, the first event of its type...

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