Learning More By Doing More: How Hands-On Boot Camp Experience Helped...

Yamin Alam received an undergraduate degree in mathematics from the University of Richmond in 2018. He landed a production analyst position shortly afterward, but...

From Running Drills to Running Code: How This Personal Trainer Became...

As a personal trainer, Jacob Carver worked 12- to 16-hour days, six days a week. His demanding schedule left him with very little time...

Moving Up: How Grecia Villarreal Earned Two Promotions in Under One...

A certain amount of planning is necessary in life, but plotting out your entire career can close doors that you didn’t even know existed. Grecia...

How This Mother of Two Found a Tech Job That Fits...

Mandy Wells-Lakeland was working as a QA analyst for AKQA when she decided she wanted more. With a passion for coding, experience working with...

Adapting and Advancing: How This Tech Professional Landed a Job With...

In the world of coding, adaptability is key. Processes change, technologies evolve, and new challenges can arise at any time. As someone who attended...

Dedication and Curiosity: The Key to Boot Camp Success in Any...

Shaking hands with a friend or sitting down in a crowded restaurant were once everyday occurrences. In 2020, the practical implications of COVID-19 dictated...

Like Riding a Bike: How This Former Marketing Professional Revamped Her...

Kelly Sharer graduated from the University of Texas at Austin with an undergraduate degree in marketing and went on to earn an MBA from...

How the Data Analytics Boot Camp Helped Aldo González Sancininea Turn...

In 2013, Aldo González Sancininea had an idea that would revolutionize the way Mexican companies did business. It wasn’t until 2019, when he started Tecnológico...

How Melissa Hazelgreen Became Her Company’s Go-To Data Analyst

At the beginning of 2020, Melissa Hazelgreen felt stuck in an uninspiring role as a business analyst. While hunting for something more fulfilling, she...

How Juan Pablo Sada Keeps His Skills Current in an Ever-Changing...

Juan Pablo Sada was wearing a nifty pair of glasses when we spoke to him via video chat from his apartment in Mexico City....

Freelancing Without Fear: How This Data Analyst Gained Skills and Confidence...

Melissa Wright was at a crossroads. As a military veteran and military spouse, she had moved around a lot over the years. New to...

Project Spotlight: COVID in America Explores Data Integrity

The COVID-19 pandemic has prompted a hyper-focus on data. With case counts and restrictions changing monthly and even weekly, it’s become increasingly important for...

Changing Keys: One Student’s Surprising Journey From Music Teacher to Front...

Embarking on a new career is never easy — but Northwestern Coding Boot Camp helped Adi Cepela launch a fulfilling career in front end...

How Has Small Business Lending Changed Since 2010? James Smith Used...

For years, James Smith worked in global sourcing for manufacturing brands like GE, Black & Decker, and Eaton. Shortly before leaving his last company,...

Learning How to Learn: How a Boot Camp Prepared This Data...

Bincy Narath had an extensive career in technology and data in India, but she came to a point where she needed change. In February...

Building the Africa Conflict Dashboard: The Five-Person Team That Went Above...

For some boot camp learners, projects are a means to an end. For others, they’re a spark that ignites something much, much bigger. Cole Fingerut,...

How Stephen Webb Went From Front of House to Front End...

Until recently, coding was the last thing on Stephen Webb’s mind. Running a pair of stores with his dad, he was busy keeping a...

From the Stock Market to Cultural Studies: Shaked Shtauber’s Search for...

When Shaked Shtauber wanted to find out if there really is a police bias against minorities and if so, which communities are most at...

Switching Lanes: One UX Designer’s Strategy for Thriving During COVID-19 and...

The reality of COVID-19 is a world where face-to-face interactions are limited and the virtual exchange of information, goods, and services reigns supreme. The...

How to Learn Online: Berlys Deardorff’s Secret to Succeeding in a...

“You can only learn so much from a book,” said Berlys Deardorff. A full-time college student currently pursuing her bachelor’s degree in cybersecurity, Berlys...