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Blog Category: Coding

10 Effective Job Search Strategies

Charles Gedeon

After selling the tech start-up he co-founded, Charles Gedeon wondered what to tackle next. While handling operations at his company, he’d always been fascinated by the work done by the coders on his team, so that seemed like a good place to start.  “That whole process pulled me in,” Charles said. “So I started dabbling…

Resistance Becomes Flow: Why a Marketing Writer Decided to Pursue Tech

Growing up with her father in IT, Rylie Johnson was always around computers. But it wasn’t until high school that she enrolled in a computer science class of her own. At the time, she wasn’t all that interested.  Years later, after receiving her degree in communications and digital humanities at the University of Wisconsin–Stout, she joined the…

Financial Options: How to Pay for Your Boot Camp Education

How to pay for University of Minnesota Boot Camps

Today it is possible to learn the critical skills for a high-tech career through the help of a boot camp. With a wide range of boot camps on the market, mastering a new skill set has become more accessible than ever before. While boot camps are a great way to jump-start your career, they also…

Ian Theis Is a Jack-of-All-Trades—Here’s Why He Added Coding Skills to the Mix

What do statistics, actuarial science, culture studies, comparative literature, and web development have in common? While an in-depth cross-analysis may bring forward some enlightening insight, the common thread might just be…nothing. If you ask Ian Theis—who has studied each and every one of these topics—one thing is clear: he loves learning. Ian worked as a business system…

3 Steps to Achieving Your Goals to Become a Web Developer

A lifelong technology lover, Jake Scheele knew he could turn that passion into a thriving career. Developing an app for his parents’ construction company sparked Jake’s interest in pursuing developing full-time, and it became his north star. Jake’s self-learning and passion projects left him with a thirst that could only be quenched by a formal education. When…

Celebrating Women In Tech This Mother’s Day: Video

This Mother's Day, we're reflecting on the incredible women in tech. We are inspired by the talented women who have either gone through our boot camp programs, lead our classes as instructors, or support our students as teaching assistants or support staff. Thank you for making an impact on our future as you help to advance the technology industry! Watch…