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!
Coding Bootcamp Grad Combines Social Sciences and Art Background with Tech to Become a Front-end Developer Sharon was working several small jobs and in graduate school when she found out about We Can Code IT. With her passion for helping others, she wanted to learn to code so she could make an even stronger impact. Last June, we shared Sharon’s experience at the 4th Annual LGBTQ Tech and Innovation Summit + Fellowship at Google in Washington D.C. After working in consulting for a few months after graduation, Sharon landed a new job as a UX/Front-end Developer at Findaway!
Columbus Coding Bootcamp Grad Goes from Stay at Home Mom to Senior UX Designer Meaghan was burnt out on NYC and her job, so she moved to Columbus, OH to be closer to her family. With a graphic design background, she was always interested in software development but was often discouraged on how to begin. After attending an Admissions Open House and finding out she qualified for a grant, she decided to take the plunge and dive deep into learning to code at We Can Code IT. Find out about Meaghan’s journey through coding bootcamp, how she proved that a stay at home mom can learn to code in only a few months, and her new Senior UX Designer position at Assurex Health!
Dear Future Coding Bootcamp Student: Reflection from Marilee Recent We Can Code IT graduate, Marilee, gives a reflection on the course and also three pieces of advice to anyone considering a coding bootcamp.