Enriching Lives | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 30, 2020
Alyssa Nycum was ready to leave behind her job as a zookeeper for a career path with more stability when she discovered web development. After discussing the experience one of her coworkers had with NSS, she was ready to make the leap into full stack Web Development. Since graduating, Alyssa plans to learn C#/.NET, other JavaScript frameworks, and AWS while starting her search for her first job as a full stack web developer! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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

Limitless Possibilities | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 22, 2020
Dustin Murdock first became excited about development when he was pulled in as the subject matter expert on a project to build a new software system. Now searching for his first job as a web developer, Dustin is excited for the limitless possibilities to continue learning in his career. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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

Career Growth Through Data Science | Graduate Spotlight
Jul 6, 2020
After working closely with biostatisticians, bioinformaticians, and data scientists, Brittany City was ready to add to her professional skill set with Data Science. During Data Science Cohort 3, she was able to apply her new skills with capstones on the coronavirus and music. Read More

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

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