Mock Interview Leads To Job Offer | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 18, 2019
When Michael Clark was considering his options to learn web development, he knew he wanted a school with a strong career placement program. He chose Nashville Software School and took advantage of all the career programming which helped him to land his first job as a developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

Data Science Students Compete in Kaggle Competition
Mar 12, 2019
Kaggle creates a community to promote learning from others and provides a platform for practicing machine learning. Students in Data Science Cohort 2 recently competed in an Earthquake Prediction competition on Kaggle sponsored by Los Alamos National Laboratory. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Analytics + Data Science

Seeking Challenge | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 6, 2019
Leo Taylor was looking for a career where he could continue to learn and be challenged. One of his friends suggested web development so he started to explore coding with online learning platforms. He enjoyed it, but knew if he was going to make this a career, he would need a structured, hands-on learning environment. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Always Believe In Yourself | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 12, 2019
What happens when you graduate with a college degree, but realize you don't enjoy working in that field? Mark decided he wanted to pursue a career in tech and was excited to hear about an accelerated pathway to his new career via a bootcamp. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

Ask A Million Questions | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 5, 2019
Kelly Cook was a customer service representative for an organization that provided continuing education credits for licensed professionals. When a colleague announced to the team that he was putting in his two weeks notice to attend NSS and become a web developer, it sparked Kelly’s curiosity. Learn how Kelly made the transition from customer service to to web development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Unexpected Coder | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 30, 2019
Mike Parrish started learning to code quite unexpectedly. He was working as a cost estimator when the company’s web developer quit. Mike's boss decided not to hire another web developer and to turn the website over to Mike. There was just one problem. “I had never worked with code before in my life!” he exclaimed. But he was up for the challenge and fell in love with it. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Writing A New Career Path | Graduate Spotlight
Jan 23, 2019
After graduating with a degree in journalism, David Taylor struggled to find a job in-field. To make ends meet, he started stocking for a grocery store but knew he still wanted to find a career path rather than just a job. A friend encouraged him to look into web development as a potential career path with lots of opportunities. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Returning To Web Development | Graduate Spotlight
Dec 17, 2018
Michael Roberts’ love for technology began when his dad gave him a Commodore 64. He started his career as a web developer but moved to the infrastructure side of tech and eventually recruiting. After meeting a few NSS grads, Michael knew he was ready to return to development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories

Persistence + Commitment: Key To a New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 27, 2018
Shuaib Sajid was an MRI technologist for 12 years, but he was ready for a new challenge where he could use his creativity, have a better work-life balance, and find a sense of purpose. Hear how the closing of one bootcamp led him to NSS where he was able to double his knowledge and learn back-end development, something he would have missed out on with a shorter bootcamp. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

It's Not Supposed To Be Easy | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 19, 2018
Lauren Richert worked in higher education administration as a college registrar. She loved being in a learning environment and working with data and reporting. When the college she worked for merged with another school, she began to explore her options. She heard about Nashville Software School (NSS) and attended an info session. Afterwards, she decided that learning more technology would be helpful, as education is becoming more technology driven and it could help advance her career in higher education. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?

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