Web Development That Is Out Of This World | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 31, 2020
Upon moving to Nashville with her husband in 2018, Maria Brock of Part-time Web Development Cohort Evening 10 knew it was also time for a change in her career. She began researching Nashville Software School (NSS) after a friend recommended she check it out. After attending an info session, Maria knew NSS was the place for her. Now a junior developer, Maria is ready for her first job in either front-end or full stack development! Read more about Maria and her capstone projects in our latest graduate spotlight! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Supporting Our Job Seekers During The Economic Slowdown
Aug 26, 2020
In 2019 our graduates experienced the shortest job search times in our eight-year history. However, since the COVID-19-induced recession, job search times have lengthened in response to the tightening job market. Nonetheless, our promise to our graduates remains the same...our job is not done until they find their first job in tech. But what strategies could we roll out quickly to help? Read More

Topics: Web Development

On The Hunt For A Career In Web Development | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 26, 2020
Crystal Elsey knew she wanted a career that was centered around logic and strategy when she started researching careers in tech. Now a graduate of Cohort 39, Crystal is most excited to work in either a front-end or full stack position as she searches for her first job as a junior developer! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Reflections On The First Full-time Data Analytics Cohort
Aug 24, 2020
Analytics + Data Science Program Manager and Instructor, Mary van Valkenburg reflects on the time she shared with the students in the first-ever Full-time Data Analytics class. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Nashville Software School Featured in cityCURRENT’s Virtual Non-profit Tour Series
Aug 19, 2020
NSS had the privilege of showing cityCurrent around our facilities last week in their Virtual Non-profit Tour! Check out the video of the tour to hear from NSS founder and CEO John Wark, alumna Caroline Brownlee, now with eviCore Healthcare, and community members who support and hire our students, Rich Rader and Andy Holt, also with eviCore Healthcare! Read More

Topics: News

There Should Be An App For That | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 18, 2020
Derek Buckley was a salesman looking for a new career when he was recommended NSS. Derek reflects fondly of the relationships and friendships he made during his time in Web Development Cohort 39 and shares his two capstone projects inspired by real issues he's experienced in his life. Now a junior developer, Derek is adding features to his back-end capstone project while searching for his first job in tech! He is open to any opportunities that will allow him to continue to grow as a developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Cohort 38 Graduates Finish Strong At The Knoxville City Hackathon
Aug 6, 2020
Four Web Development Cohort 38 alumni spent a weekend in July building a full stack Django app in the virtual Knoxville City Hackathon. As a team of junior devs, they gained confidence and were surprised when the results were announced. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Hiring?, Community, Web Development

Tweet Leads To A Job Offer | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 5, 2020
Landon Morgan has been coding on the side since he was 15 when he first saw programming language C++ and began to learn HTML, but it wasn’t until his wife encouraged him to pursue his “long neglected dream” that he decided to become a software developer full time. A graduate of Web Development Cohort 38, Landon Morgan now works as a full-time web developer after posting about his job search on Twitter, a good reminder that you never know where a job lead will come from. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

Stories That Impact Decision Making  | Graduate Spotlight
Aug 3, 2020
After 30 years of work in film and television, David Mellow was ready for a steadier, more impactful career. When David discovered NSS had a part-time Data Analytics Bootcamp that would allow him to continue working while taking classes, he applied to Part-time Data Analytics Cohort 2 and started his journey toward his new career. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Analytics + Data Science