Full-time Mom Becomes Full-stack Web Developer | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 18, 2020
Kelley Crittenden of Web Development Cohort 41 began searching for opportunities to learn something new when her daughter came home with a web application she built at a STEM camp. While helping her daughter add onto the application, Kelley fell in love with coding and discovered Nashville Software School soon after. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Alumni Help Local Nonprofits Through Hack For The Community
Nov 18, 2020
In our latest blog post, we catch up with some of the NSS Alumni who participated in HCA Foundation and the Greater Nashville Technology Council’s biannual Hack for the Community! Hear about their experience with the virtual hackathon and which team earned their nonprofit $2500. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Community, UI/UX, Web Development

Being Team Player | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 16, 2020
As he begins searching for a place that is looking to fill their “David-shaped hole,” David is looking for a full stack, team-oriented environment in either healthcare or at a nonprofit. Learn more about David and his background in Interface Engineering and the valuable things he learned about “being a team player." Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Believe in Yourself | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 11, 2020
Amanda King of Web Development Cohort 41 decided to choose a new career path after working in Technical Sales. Upon completing the Web Development Jumpstart course at NSS, Amanda was pleasantly surprised at her easy decision to become a software developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Will We Continue Accepting So Many Students?
Nov 5, 2020
As we kicked off our Mind The Gap fundraising campaign and ramped up resources for our seekers, we’ve been asked why we didn’t reduce student numbers once we realized what the effects of the coronavirus would be. We’ve said in prior years that we never wanted to expand or grow faster than the growth in the local tech job market. So why didn’t we respond to the pandemic by cutting back on the number of NSS students, either by reducing class sizes or eliminating entire cohorts? Read More

Topics: Mind The Gap

No One Knows Everything | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 28, 2020
Kirk Sudduth of Web Development Cohort 40 was working as a bar manager at a local gourmet burger establishment in Nashville when he was introduced to the idea of becoming a software developer. Since graduating, Kirk has been brushing up on his JavaScript skills while starting a Python automation project as he searches for his first full-time job as a junior web developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Take Your Own Advice | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 26, 2020
Michelle McLane Brownlee of Web Development 40 decided it was time to re-enter the workforce after taking some time off from her career in Mental Health to raise her family, only this time she would be a Software Developer. Now graduated, Michelle is excited to be a part of a team that will mentor her as she begins her new journey in software development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Career Development Team Expands
Oct 21, 2020
As NSS continues to grow, we realize the importance of investing in the growth of our career development efforts and expansion of the career development team. Today we are excited to announce some changes to our Career Development and Employer Engagement teams. Read More
Never a Boring Moment | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 21, 2020
From starting two tech companies to project and production management, and even touring with musicians across the country, Tom Strother of Web Development Cohort 40 needed a job that would keep him close to his family when he discovered NSS. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Silver Linings | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 19, 2020
After experiencing the burn-out of long nights and weekends as a bartender, Davis Lindell of Web Development Cohort 40 decided it was time to pursue a new career. Davis was encouraged to pursue a career change when his co-worker introduced him to NSS. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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