Hire, Train, Deploy: How SkillStorm Is Remodeling Reskilling — Closing the...

As our world becomes increasingly technologically oriented, degrees in the tech field are highly coveted. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment...

Medical Engineer Turned Software Engineer: How Jake O’Toole Changed Careers in...

Jake O’Toole has been a fan of computers since he was in middle school, creating buddy icons for AOL Instant Messenger and then uploading...

Finding Her Future: How Layla Rivera Changed Careers During COVID-19

Layla Rivera is no stranger to the classroom. After obtaining a Master’s degree in teaching, she worked in education for 17 years — most...

How a Data Analytics Boot Camp Led This Ivy League Graduate...

An Ivy League graduate, Paromita De is no stranger to hard work.  After a decade in the education and nonprofit sectors, Paromita found herself wanting...

Working His Way Up: How Jason Freeman Landed a Leadership Role...

Jason Freeman began his career in product management at small agencies and financial companies. With a bachelor’s degree in industrial computer systems, he had...

“Hire the Person, Teach the Skills”: A Conversation With Smoothstack

Smoothstack, a mission-driven IT career accelerator based in Virginia and Maryland, is dedicated to helping diverse candidates kick start their career in technology —...

From Yoga to UX: How this UI Specialist Made a Big...

Ty Behl has a fairly unique background. His first job out of college was as a UI designer for a fitness company called DDPYoga,...

Marketing a Marketer: How Blasita Lopez Upskilled to Land a New...

Even with a degree in broadcast journalism, a storied career managing outreach campaigns, and working for the city of Laredo, Texas, Blasita Lopez struggled...

From Boot Camp to Boot Camp Developer: How This Comedian Transitioned...

When asked to tell something about herself, Dominica Corless simply responds, “It’s such a loaded question!” By the time she decided to take part in...

From Fire Ecology to the Fortune 100: How Cameron Wills Landed...

When Cameron Wills attended the University of Cape Town in his home country of South Africa, he thought he had his future all figured...

Off Your Chest: Anonymous Thoughts for Positive Emotional Change

Before the start of the pandemic, Tyler Smith found himself at a bit of a crossroads in where to take his interest in coding....

Teeing up for Success With the Golf Tee Time Scheduler Project

Since high school, Demetri Dillard had always wanted to work as a computer programmer. During college, he took a programming class, but ended up...

The Art of the Pivot: How Camryn Swedick Went from Communications...

In college, Camryn Swedick pursued a career in communications, and managed to graduate a whole two years early. If all this fast movement sounds exciting,...

“It’s Going to be a Wild Ride”: How Steven Pennington Entered...

Steven Pennington fires up his computer and logs onto AWS, where he sifts through and starts querying various client servers — troubleshooting items and...

Tips from Talent Path: Showcasing Your Skills in a Remote Setting

In 2020, the world made a shift. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, those commuting to offices everyday or attending in-person job interviews were pushed to...

Continuous Commitment To Education: How Sue King Became a Tech Management...

Sue King began her career as an accountant in a paper-based world. As computer systems began to evolve, her innovative instinct kicked in —...

“It’s the First Time I Felt That I Was Valuable”: How...

Gavin Deng wanted to make his parents proud. His mother was a software engineer and his father had managed a bank in China before immigrating...

Becoming the Best: How Data Boot Camp Launched Gabriel Macey Into...

If you could be the best at anything, what would it be?  Ever since Gabriel Macey was a kid, he had a clear answer to...

“Don’t Let Fear Dictate Your Decisions”: How Boot Camp Helped This...

Sang Ra started each day at 4:45 a.m. to get to his job at Amazon by 5:30. After working a full shift, he’d race...

How Jay Sueno Took on New Data Science Skills to Land...

In many ways, Jay Sueno started as a self-taught data scientist. He spent countless hours coming up with his own methods of visualizing and...