The Grass Is Greener | Graduate Spotlight
Dec 14, 2020
After a career in music, David Larsen of Web Development Cohort 41 took a more reliable job in IT support that rekindled his interest in web development when he was introduced to Nashville Software School. Since graduating, David has accepted a job at SAGE Health Systems Inc. as a Junior Software Developer. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Web Development

Cultivating A New Career | Graduate Spotlight
Dec 9, 2020
After a career as an independent recording engineer, Patrick Murphy knew it was time for a career outside of the music industry. Having fond memories of teaching himself BASIC from the ring-bound book that came with his brand new Apple ][+, Patrick didn’t have to think long about the type of career change he wanted to make. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Crafting Solutions, Extending Boundaries | Graduate Spotlight
Dec 7, 2020
Brett Stoudt of Web Development Cohort 41 was living in Colorado where he worked in the brewery industry for 8 years. In searching for a new career path that would allow him to solve problems, Brett leaned into his passion for technology and found that software development would satisfy his “desire to craft solutions and extend boundaries.” Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Code That Builds Confidence | Graduate Spotlight
Dec 2, 2020
Tyler Hilliard of Web Development Cohort 41 graduated with his bachelor’s in animation but knew he wanted to code. Since graduating, Tyler has been learning about Unity and plans to work on researching websockets and adding notifications and direct messaging to his full stack capstone. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Tools to Succeed in Web Development | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 30, 2020
Since embarking on her search for a full stack developer position, Tasha is using her free time to build more full stack web applications in React and C#. She is looking for a full stack developer position that will allow her to continue to learn and grow as a professional. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Full-time Mom Becomes Full-stack Web Developer | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 18, 2020
Kelley Crittenden of Web Development Cohort 41 began searching for opportunities to learn something new when her daughter came home with a web application she built at a STEM camp. While helping her daughter add onto the application, Kelley fell in love with coding and discovered Nashville Software School soon after. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Alumni Help Local Nonprofits Through Hack For The Community
Nov 18, 2020
In our latest blog post, we catch up with some of the NSS Alumni who participated in HCA Foundation and the Greater Nashville Technology Council’s biannual Hack for the Community! Hear about their experience with the virtual hackathon and which team earned their nonprofit $2500. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Community, UI/UX, Web Development

Being Team Player | Graduate Spotlight
Nov 16, 2020
As he begins searching for a place that is looking to fill their “David-shaped hole,” David is looking for a full stack, team-oriented environment in either healthcare or at a nonprofit. Learn more about David and his background in Interface Engineering and the valuable things he learned about “being a team player." Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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

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

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