Education + Real-World Preparation For Your Career | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 17, 2018
David Dassau graduated college in 2014 with a degree in web design. The degree helped get him started in web and graphic design, but it didn’t really prepare him for a career in either field. He spent his free time learning more about both fields and found that he really enjoyed web development. While he was thinking about ways to add web development to his skill set, his friend, a developer at a local company that hires Nashville Software School graduates, encouraged him to look into NSS. Read More

Topics: Student Stories

For The Love Of Learning | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 11, 2018
Adam Smith was drawn to software development because he loves to learn. And being a developer requires you to learn something new all the time. Hear about Adam's journey as a part of Evening Cohort 6. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

Perseverance Leads To New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 5, 2018
Going through a Nashville Software School bootcamp takes perseverance. That perseverance often starts when a student applies to a program. When Arthur Rankin Smith was accepted into Cohort 24, our first front-end web designer/developer cohort, he made the most of the experience and landed a job before graduation. Read More

Topics: Student Stories

Two More Cohorts Celebrate Graduation With Demo Day!
Jun 26, 2018
Thank you to everyone who attended Demo Day last Friday to support our most recent graduates! The hackery and classroom were filled with employers eager to meet our first cohort of front-end web designer/developers and our next cohort of full stack C#/.NET web developers. There were several times where all 23 graduates at demo day were meeting with employers! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

Finding A New Career To Love | Graduate Spotlight
Jun 7, 2018
There are a lot of variables that can lead our students to a career change. Some are looking for career growth or struggle to find a job in their original career path. Others simply thought a career in technology was impossible until they learned about our programs. Joe Chesney was faced with finding a new career he could love just as much as the one he had to give up. Read More

Topics: Student Stories

From Video Game Commentator To Developing A Game | Graduate Spotlight
May 31, 2018
Tim Conner was an eSports broadcaster before making a career switch to software development. He enjoyed his work as a commentator for video games, but it didn’t offer any great growth opportunities. He decided on software development as a career shift because he enjoys building software, learning the languages, and the “instant gratification of seeing what you built.” Read More

Topics: Student Stories

Perfecting The Pitch: Group Projects Using Metro Nashville's Open Data
May 29, 2018
There was a lot of excitement in the air last Thursday as our Front-end Web Designer/Developer Bootcamp students presented their group projects using Nashville’s Open Data to an esteemed panel of judges. They had a week to build an app and perfect their pitch. See what they created! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Learning, Community

Cohort 23 is Officially On The Job Hunt After A Successful Demo Day
May 22, 2018
Cohort 23 wrapped up six months of learning full stack JavaScript on Friday. They shared their capstone projects one-on-one with over 40 employers in attendance for Demo Day. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

Data Science Students Present at Metro Data Day
May 1, 2018
Two of our Data Science bootcamp students, Evan Lancaster and Mahesh Rao, and our Data Science instructor, Mary van Valkenburg, were invited to present at the inaugural Metro Data Day last Friday. Evan and Mahesh shared the insights they gained from their work with the Metro Nashville property violations data project. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Community, Data Science

Bring Your Skills With You | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 19, 2018
Are you in a career you love, but don’t see any growth opportunity? Becoming a software developer may allow you to pivot your career. Some of our graduates find jobs as junior software developers in the same industry or that utilize the skills they built before bootcamp. Jesse Page was able to pivot and still use her sound design skills. Read More

Topics: Student Stories

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