Learning The Craft of Full Stack Development | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 30, 2018
The path to a career in web development is different for everyone. Today we talk with two graduates from Evening Cohort 5. Sharon Smith brought her career full circle and Heather Thacker was looking for a new challenge. They spent a year together with their classmates learning the craft of full stack software development. Read More

Topics: Hiring?, Student Stories

Community Minded | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 25, 2018
I’m excited to bring you another round of graduate spotlights for the next few weeks! We graduated 40 new developers this month and they all have their own unique stories about what brought them to NSS, the things they learned, the capstones they created, and their goals for the future. This week we talk to three alumni from Cohort 21 who all came from careers where they served their community or country. Read More

Topics: Hiring?, Student Stories

Find Your Place In Technology | Megan Freeman - Cohort 9
Jan 22, 2018
Megan Freeman went through NSS’s web development bootcamp as a part of Cohort 9. She left a career in business dentistry to purse software development. Her six months at NSS laid the groundwork for her first job in tech by exposing Megan to current technologies. This made it easier for her to go deeper and learn more on the job. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Student Stories

Take A Risk... Start A New Career | Bryan Duplantis - Cohort 9
Jan 15, 2018
Bryan Duplantis had a long career in the television industry before he decided to give software development a try. Prior to bootcamp, he had no knowledge about software development and no understanding of the work that goes into building a website. He is now a technical business analyst and IT support manager. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Student Stories

Is The Effort Of Designing For User Experience Worth It?
Jan 11, 2018
Designing for user experience can save time and money. But how do you build support for designing for the user? Consider the return on investment, or ROI, of UX. A great video that breaks down the ROI of UX is from Dr. Susan Weinschenk. She shares how UX addresses the top 3 reasons software projects fail and several benchmarks to use when measuring ROI. Read More

Topics: UI/UX

Day Cohort 21 And Evening Cohort 5 Graduate to Kick-Off 2018
Jan 10, 2018
On Tuesday we graduated 25 new full stack Ruby developers and 15 new full stack C#/.NET developers. Check out their websites and podcasts. Read More

Topics: Hiring?, Student Stories

A New Financing Option With Skills Fund
Jan 5, 2018
We’re excited to announce our partnership with Skills Fund. Skills Fund offers a simple, transparent financing solution that allows students to focus on what matters- gaining skills and getting hired. Read More

Topics: News

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