March 17, 2017

Diverse Software Developers to Showcase Talent at We Can Code IT Career Day

DIVERSE SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS TO SHOWCASE TALENT AT “WE CAN CODE IT” CAREER DAY CLEVELAND, OH – Employers are hungry for diversity in IT departments – because it helps businesses drive innovation and growth. Cleveland employers have their pick of some of the best new and diverse talent at the We Can Code IT Career Day and recruiting event on Friday, March 24 at 10 a.m. at JumpStart Inc, 6701 Carnegie Avenue, Suite 100, Cleveland. A free lunch buffet is open for employers from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
March 14, 2017
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We Can Code IT Partners with $100 Million Scholarship Fund for Women & Minorities Pursuing Tech Careers

We Can Code IT Partners with $100 Million Scholarship Fund for Women & Minorities Pursuing Tech Careers We Can Code IT is the premier coding boot camp in Cleveland and Columbus with a mission to increase diversity in the tech industry. They are proud to announce their partnership in the #YesWeCode Fund for women and minorities. The new scholarship was announced on Saturday in Austin, Texas at the 2017 HBCU@SXSW (South by Southwest), an incubator of cutting-edge technologies and digital creativity in partnership with several Historically Black Colleges and Universities.
March 2, 2017
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Ignite Your Career!

Ignite Your Career! Hosted by We Can Code IT – The Leading Software Development Boot Camp Focusing on Inclusion and Diversity in IT Tired of pushing submit and not seeing results? Were you anticipating the New Year to be the Year you launch an amazing career? It’s not too late! Join Cynthia Trotta, Chief Career Strategist of We Can Code IT, and learn how to make 2017 the year you say good bye to dead end jobs, low salaries and say hello to a stable and lucrative career! Cynthia will cover key strategies and tactics to direct your career path! Wine, light refreshments, and small finger foods will be served. Please RSVP to Sara August at sara@wecancodeit.org or through our event page here. WHEN Monday March 13th from 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm LOCATION We Can Code IT, Cleveland Campus 50 Public Square, Suite 200, Cleveland OH 44113 (StartMart in the Terminal Tower)
February 15, 2017
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Blue-collar Backlash: Are We Too Arrogant in IT?

Some things really get IT folks riled up. One of them is a recent article in Wired claiming that coding is the next big blue collar job. While it sounds like a sign of hope and opportunity, it’s created a backlash amongst IT professionals -- one that uncovers the “belly of the beast.” As an industry insider, I've heard this blue collar job idea unleash fears, assumptions and what sounds like territorial sandbox whining amongst software developers, as in "Here comes more crappy code" or "These guys won't be experienced enough to do what I do."
February 13, 2017
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Jarryd Bootcamp Instructor Course Report Interview

Jarryd Huntley: Instructor Spotlight on Course Report One of our Cleveland lead bootcamp instructors, Jarryd Huntley, was recently interviewed by Course Report. Check out his interview here.
February 1, 2017
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We Can Code IT on NPR’s Sound of Ideas

We Can Code IT's Lauren Holloway inspires women of color in tech! Listen to her inspiring journey on NPR's Sound of Ideas.
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