Jessica Grande

Recent Posts

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

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

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

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