Cohort 36 Celebrates Graduation With Demo Day
Apr 6, 2020
On Friday we celebrated the graduation of Web Development Cohort 36 with our first-ever virtual demo day! Read More

Topics: Hiring?, News, Web Development

I Started My First Software Development Role In The Middle Of A Pandemic
Apr 2, 2020
Amid the layoffs and hiring freezes, there are glimmers of brightness from companies who are still hiring. Web Development Cohort 36 graduate Sam Pita shares her experience onboarding remotely to her first job in software development. Read More

Topics: Alumni, Web Development

Pay It Forward | Graduate Spotlight
Apr 1, 2020
Having seen the tech field’s quick expansion in Middle Tennessee, Quin felt the time was right to shift his career, but did not want to pursue another four-year degree. He started researching his education options and found Nashville Software School. With his background in graphic design, NSS’s Front-end Web Designer/Developer Bootcamp was the perfect complement to his skill set. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, UI/UX, Web Development

What Makes A Good Developer | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 25, 2020
Sean was nervous to learn the new technologies introduced to him in class, but he came to view them as rewarding challenges. His mindset had to shift in order to grow as a programmer. Now, he’s looking for his first job as a full stack developer to continue his journey! Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

No Experience? No Problem! | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 19, 2020
Having never touched a piece of code, Lwam Tekie was always curious about how the website she used at her job worked. This curiosity led to conversations with NSS alumni who inspired her journey into the world of web development. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Finding Your Path | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 11, 2020
Every graduate has a unique story that leads them to a new career in tech. For Web Development Cohort 35 student Lauren Maxwell, it was a journey of trying different career paths that served others and advice from friends that led her to where she is today. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Skills To Get The Job | Graduate Spotlight
Mar 2, 2020
After graduating with a Bachelor’s in Computer Science, James McClarty was struggling to find a job. James realized that education alone doesn’t land you a job. “I needed connections, a GitHub page, everything that shows I’m a qualified programmer,” he explained. “I knew I had to find a way to get my foot in the door, so I [could] work in software development professionally.” Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

Front-end Web Design/Development Cohort Teams Up With The Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition To Test App Idea
Feb 26, 2020
There are over 14,000 immigrants in Davidson County and 2,000 - 3,000 of them are ready to become a naturalized citizen of the United States, but many of them are intimidated by the process. Our Front-end Web Design/Development cohort took on the challenge presented by the Tennessee Immigrant & Refugee Rights Coalition (TIRRC) to create an app to connect immigrants to mentors to help them through the naturalization process. Read More

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

Improving Experiences | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 25, 2020
As a teenager, Sage Klein learned to code by building celebrity fan websites on Geocities. When she was ready for a career change, Sage decided to turn her passion from her youth into her next career. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, UI/UX, Web Development

Applications To Bring People Together | Graduate Spotlight
Feb 5, 2020
It didn’t take a classroom for Curtis Crutchfield to start learning software development. At 16, armed only with a computer and a book on game programming in Visual Basic, Curtis attempted to build his first video game. After graduating from college and being an accounting coordinator for three years, Curtis was ready for a change and programming was calling his name. Read More

Topics: Student Stories, Hiring?, Web Development

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