If you are new to web development, here are four tips about how you can learn to code. (more…)
“One day, I decided to quit my job even though I was living paycheck to paycheck. I knew that if I didn’t have a job and I had bills to pay next month, I would hustle harder. That stress of not having a job and bills coming in made me think, ‘what am I doing wrong?’ and I realized that I wasn’t networking … I wasn’t meeting anybody in the industry.”
Honor to the soldier and sailor everywhere, who bravely bears his [/ her] country’s cause. Honor, also, to the citizen who cares for his brother in the field and serves, as he best can, the same cause. —Abraham Lincoln
When Alex Kahn joined Startup Institute Chicago’s web development course in fall 2014, he’d already been a technologist at heart and was ready to take this passion to the main stage.
With a degree in economics and prior experience in market research, growth-strategy, and IT for a Floridian dental practice, Alex came to Chicago ready to immerse himself in both tech skills and the tech community.
Data science is one of the fastest-growing and highest-paid jobs in tech. According to Dr. Tara Sinclair, Indeed.com’s chief economist, the number of job postings for data scientist grew 57% in the first quarter of 2015 alone, and searches for “data scientist” grew 73.5% during the same period. (more…)
John Carmichael, Senior Software Engineer at hiring partner WeSpire and instructor in our Boston web development course, knows that hands-on coding experience puts aspiring web developers ahead of the curve. (more…)
Stereotypes are hard to kill, but Meredith Davies is working to crack the code.
Technical writer-turned-developer at WeSpire, Meredith Davies launched her programming career in our fall 2014 web development course. While in the program, Meredith made it a personal mission to address the gender gap in tech, spearheading an event that celebrated women leaders in the innovation sector. She is an upbeat and spirited woman, an expert communicator, and anything but a tech cliché.