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

No One Knows Everything | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 28, 2020
Kirk Sudduth of Web Development Cohort 40 was working as a bar manager at a local gourmet burger establishment in Nashville when he was introduced to the idea of becoming a software developer. Since graduating, Kirk has been brushing up on his JavaScript skills while starting a Python automation project as he searches for his first full-time job as a junior web developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Take Your Own Advice | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 26, 2020
Michelle McLane Brownlee of Web Development 40 decided it was time to re-enter the workforce after taking some time off from her career in Mental Health to raise her family, only this time she would be a Software Developer. Now graduated, Michelle is excited to be a part of a team that will mentor her as she begins her new journey in software development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Career Development Team Expands
Oct 21, 2020
As NSS continues to grow, we realize the importance of investing in the growth of our career development efforts and expansion of the career development team. Today we are excited to announce some changes to our Career Development and Employer Engagement teams. Read More
Never a Boring Moment | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 21, 2020
From starting two tech companies to project and production management, and even touring with musicians across the country, Tom Strother of Web Development Cohort 40 needed a job that would keep him close to his family when he discovered NSS. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Silver Linings | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 19, 2020
After experiencing the burn-out of long nights and weekends as a bartender, Davis Lindell of Web Development Cohort 40 decided it was time to pursue a new career. Davis was encouraged to pursue a career change when his co-worker introduced him to NSS. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

COVID-19 Update: Remaining Remote Until at Least April 2021
Oct 15, 2020
NSS has decided to continue to deliver our classes online/remote until at least April 4, 2021. Based on what has transpired with the coronavirus in the last three months, we cannot see that it has become any safer for us to put 25 to 30 students and instructors in a single classroom. We hope that we’ll be able to get back together in-person sooner rather than later. But as we keep saying, it’s not going to happen until we believe we can keep everyone as safe and healthy as possible. Read More

Topics: News

NSS Announces Fellowship Program To Connect Employers With Graduates
Oct 15, 2020
We’re excited to announce our Fellowship Program that will connect employers with graduates for short-term projects. The Fellowship Program is designed to provide Seekers with a paid “apprenticeship” (small “a” - it’s not a Registered Apprenticeship program, but it serves the same end - real on-the-job experience). Read about how this program is designed to help our Seekers gain the experience as they seek their first jobs after graduation. Read More

Topics: Hiring?, News, Community

A Growing Passion for Technology | Graduate Spotlight
Oct 14, 2020
Ronald Lankford was gearing up for a long journey to web development after transferring to a four-year college. After taking an introduction course to Programming, Ronald decided traditional schooling wasn’t right for him and set out on finding a way to break into this industry faster than a four-year degree when his classmate suggested he check out NSS. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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