From Bicycle Mechanic to Developer: Brad’s Success After Coding Bootcamp After working in the bicycle industry for 10 years, Brad knew he needed to make a big career change. He decided to attend We Can Code IT to get the skills to become a developer. “I had no business sitting at this table for an interview without the experiences I had at We Can Code IT.” – Brad Sweet, Junior Microsoft Developer at Briteskies
We Can Code IT Makes Global Impact in World Bank Study on Women in Tech We Can Code IT was among 25 coding bootcamps in 22 countries selected for an in-depth global study on strategies for recruiting and training women to meet the needs of a changing labor market. The research was done by the World Bank Group in Washington D.C., a nonprofit formed in 1944 with a mission to eliminate global poverty and support economic development.
Brian first sparked interest in working at Progressive after they showcased their company to his cohort. Just a few weeks after graduating from We Can Code IT, Brian started a new career at Progressive!
New Hybrid FlexCode™ Bootcamp Removes Barriers for Adult Career-Changers Computer coding skills can open doors to a challenging and lucrative career in the ever-growing software development industry. But traditional coding bootcamps are often not a viable option for people with a full-time job or family responsibilities – a demographic that often includes women and minorities. That’s why We Can Code IT, a coding bootcamp with locations in Cleveland and Columbus, developed an innovative solution with its new “hybrid” bootcamp. Named FlexCode™, it offers a mix of online and in-person classes for greater flexibility, lower expenses, and a more effective learning model.