Jessica Grande

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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

Finding The Right Streaming Service | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 28, 2020
As a part of NSS’s first full-time Data Analytics cohort, Diego Alvarez shared that his favorite part of bootcamp was learning the new technologies and specific skills and tools currently used in the industry. Since graduating Diego continues to practice and learn new skills with Codewars challenges and online courses while he searches for a job to apply his new analytical skills! Read More

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

Storytelling with Data Analytics  | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 20, 2020
After discovering the information design work of Edward Tufte and the Nielsen Norman Group, Landry Butler found an interest in telling stories through data. He decided to pursue a career in data analytics and applied for the Part-time Data Analytics bootcamp at NSS. Now graduated, Landry is excited about the possibility to get back into a career in the healthcare field and help solve issues by telling stories with data analytics. Read More

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

Lifelong Learning with Web Development | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 16, 2020
Matthew Reed of Cohort 38 was ready to use his experience in problem solving in a different career when his cousin recommended NSS. After much research, Matthew joined the Web Development Jumpstart. Now a full-stack developer, Matthew is excited to begin his new career in tech! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Analyzing the Impact of Quarantine | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 13, 2020
The move to online classes half-way through bootcamp didn't slow down Alan Brunlinger, in fact it inspired his capstone project. Alan explored the effects that quarantine has had on the lifestyle of his fellow Nashville tech community members. Learn about his findings. Read More

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

Coasters, Credits, and Coding, Oh My! | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 8, 2020
Matt Crook of Web Development Cohort 38 was a project manager for a major music label in town when he started to teach himself how to code and discovered a love for programming. He was then introduced to NSS and applied for the full-time bootcamp. Now a full stack developer, Matt is still building on his skills while searching for his first job in tech! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Facilitating Business Decisions With Data | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 1, 2020
As a postdoctoral fellow at Vanderbilt University, Suneethi Ford researched mechanisms in cancer growth through data analysis. Conversations with Shruti Sharma, a Vanderbilt and NSS alum, led Suneethi to apply for NSS’ Data Science Bootcamp. Since graduating, starting a project using natural language processing, applying for jobs, and networking with the Nashville data science community. Read More

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

Community Impact Through Coding | Graduate Spotlight
Jun 29, 2020
Aja Washington wanted a career that she could pour her passion for humanitarianism and charity into. Feeling stuck in her previous career, friends introduced Aja to NSS. Now a full stack developer, Aja is excited to be a positive impact to the community through coding! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

The Art of Web Development | Graduate Spotlight
Jun 22, 2020
Coffey May of Web Development Cohort 37 is an artist, oil painter, and now a full stack web developer! “I was initially drawn to software development for the challenge of learning a new creative tool. The creative potential of working with and understanding data greatly interests me,” he shares. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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