What We're Thankful For: 2020 Edition
Nov 30, 2020
Tomorrow is GivingTuesday and all month long we’ve been sharing on social media what we’re thankful for during a year like no other. As we close out November, we’re revisiting the gratitude.  Read More

Topics: Community, Mind The Gap

Tools to Succeed in Web Development | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 30, 2020
Since embarking on her search for a full stack developer position, Tasha is using her free time to build more full stack web applications in React and C#. She is looking for a full stack developer position that will allow her to continue to learn and grow as a professional. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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