Evening Coding Bootcamp Carrie Ryan Alumni Spotlight Update We Can Code IT graduate, Carrie Ryan, was featured in an Alumni Spotlight interview with Course Report back in July 2017. Since then, she has been promoted from a Junior Developer Intern to a fully-fledged Web Developer at United Consumer Financial Services in Cleveland. We caught up with Carrie to see what her experience has been like working in the tech industry and how she worked towards her promotion.
WE CAN CODE IT EXPANDS TO HELP EMPLOYERS DEVELOP LONG-TERM VISION FOR TOP TECH TALENT CLEVELAND, OH – In the ever-changing tech landscape, employers are struggling to find and retain software developers trained in current languages and capable of creative problem-solving and collaboration. We Can Code IT recently expanded their staff to provide a sharper focus on helping employers in the Cleveland and Columbus area meet this growing demand for top tech talent.
Cleveland Dad Transforms Life and Career with Breakthrough Schools & We Can Code IT Partnership CLEVELAND, Ohio – June 26, 2017 – Matthew Fothergill sends his 13-year-old son to Breakthrough School’s E-Prep charter school to give him more opportunities to succeed in life. Now he wants the same kind of success for himself. At age 36 with a high school diploma and a full-time job in building maintenance, Fothergill started taking courses to learn computer coding and software development. It all came about because of a partnership between the Breakthrough School network of high-performing free, public charter schools and Cleveland’s We Can Code IT coding bootcamp.
This position is perfect for a consultant who also wants a steady stream of income while helping mentor new, diverse, developers learn about real-world software and web development. It is a Mon-Thurs evening, part-time / contract position.
After working in politics in Washington DC, Kyle returned to Ohio. He began to research coding bootcamps after reading about their rising popularity. He found We Can Code IT and attended the full-time cohort in Cleveland. Kyle quickly began his new career after meeting with one of WCCI’s employer partners, Foundation Software.
Mary has studied everything from Illustration and Printmaking to Math and Art History. While earning her degree in Philosophy, she took a class in Database Systems and was surprised by how much she enjoyed it. When Mary found We Can Code IT and their commitment to creating a welcoming environment for everyone she knew it was the right path for her. After attending the part-time coding bootcamp, she was able to find a job where she can utilize all of her skills.