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
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!
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 [...]
CLEVELAND, OH – Employers will have their pick of some of the best new and diverse talent on Friday, June 23 during the We Can Code IT Recruiting Day. The event will start 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. […]
CLEVELAND, OH - We Can Code IT, a leader in software development training, announced today that summer programming classes are now available to teach the most in-demand computer languages in only 3 to 5 days. The new series focuses on languages that Cleveland area employers consider required skills for their job candidates. These intensive classes on HTML, Python, Ruby and other widely-used languages will be offered in addition to We Can Code IT’s more comprehensive 12-week and 20-week bootcamps teaching software development from the ground up.
Mother – Daughter Duo, Diane & Megan Korpics, have always shared a passion for learning. As a homeschooling family, they were very familiar with the roles of teacher/student. Now the two are back in the classroom, but this time Megan has a few tricks to share with her mom.
DIVERSE JUNIOR SOFTWARE DEVELOPERS TO SHOWCASE TALENT AT “WE CAN CODE IT” CAREER DAY COLUMBUS, OH – Diversity drives innovation and growth. It’s not just a cool idea – it’s a fact reported by sources like the Harvard Business Review. That’s why employers are hungry for diversity in IT departments. Businesses in Columbus will have their pick of some of the best new and diverse talent at the We Can Code IT Career Day and recruiting event on Monday, April 17 at 8:30 a.m. – noon at the OSU Fawcett Center, 2400 Olentangy River Road, Columbus. Free beverages and refreshments will [...]
Want to find out more about We Can Code IT's partnership with the #YesWeCode Fund? We offer women and minorities grants up to $1k to attend We Can Code IT. Email Admissions@WeCanCodeIT.org for more info.
COLUMBUS ‘CHANGE AGENT’ ANGELA LOPEZ BRINGS PASSION FOR TECH INDUSTRY DIVERSITY TO WE CAN CODE IT COLUMBUS, OH (February 22, 2017) – Angela Lopez grew up in Columbus and “knows every nook and cranny” of the city. As one of the founders of Columbus Women in Technology, she’s earned her reputation as a passionate advocate for diversity in the tech industry, and as a change leader, creative collaborator and “aspiring geek.” With a Masters in Information Systems and years of experience as an IT innovator and consultant for firms ranging from small software startups to IBM, Lopez is excited to tackle [...]
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. […]