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Rutgers Coding Bootcamp Students Give Back to Communities in Need

Some people spend their lives putting others first. Anthony Delgado and Mohammed Wardeh are among those people. After graduating from Rutgers Coding Bootcamp, both experienced major changes in their lives.…

How Alim Memon Completed an Online Data Science Bootcamp and His Junior Year of Undergrad at the Same Time

During his junior year at Rutgers University, Alim Memon worked at Rutgers Makerspace, a shared space on campus where students and faculty practice hands-on skills using innovative technology.…

Can Code, Will Travel: How Bootcamp Opened Doors for Agatha Kiecun

In high school, Agatha Kiecun was—to use her own words—“outrageously good at math and science.” So how did she end up majoring in psychology at the University…

10 Effective Job Search Strategies

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…

From Collateral Manager to Data Analyst: Tahseen Chisti’s Journey Studying Data Analytics

With a bachelor’s degree in both mathematics and management studies from University College London, Tahseen Chisti spent seven years working in finance.  Concerned by a declining need…

On the Hunt for a New Career, Stepan Nelasov Highlights the Importance of Self-Advocacy

For Stepan Nelasov, going to bootcamp represented new opportunities. It gave him the opportunity to rebuild his career, rekindle his passion, and—perhaps most importantly—rediscover his resolve. …

5 Tips for Coding Bootcamp Success (From a Graduate)

Evan Bartlik was not a complete stranger to coding when he signed up for the Rutgers Coding Bootcamp. A Rutgers graduate with a degree in Information Technology…

Spencer Elmera Felt Stuck in His Career. Growing His Coding Skills Helped Him Find a Brighter Future

Before bootcamp, Spencer Elmera was a risk analyst, working in SQL to help organizations big and small protect themselves against digital threats. He enjoyed his job and…

From Software Engineer at Accenture to Senior BI Developer at Johnson & Johnson

Bazil Ahmed was no stranger to the coding world. Having previously worked as a software engineer at Accenture and as a senior BI developer at BMW,…

Wesley Dinville Shares the Secret to His Boot Camp Success: A Passion for Data—and Plenty of Hard Work

Wesley Dinville was going places in his career. As a senior market analyst for Samsung Electronics and an integral part of the market intelligence team, he…

From Professor to Senior Web Developer: How Coding Got Minal Karani Back in the Game

With a bachelor’s and master’s in engineering, Minal Karani spent six years as a professor in west India. Then one day Minal and her husband decided to…

Here are 5 Reasons Coding Is Not So Different Than Learning a New Language

If you had asked Dariell Vasquez about coding while he was studying to become an Italian language teacher, he would have said, “That’s a math skill.” Dariell’s…

Reading the Signals: How this Radio Engineer Boosted His Career from Boring to Big Data Boss with a Data Science Boot Camp

When Michael Toriello earned his electrical and computer engineering degree, he thought he was taking the first step in an exciting and rewarding career. Just two years…

Going It Together: For Supriya and Her Partner, a Data Bootcamp Became an Opportunity to Join Forces

By her mid-30s, Supriya Satpathy had already accomplished a lot: a bachelor’s in engineering, an MBA from NYU, and a track record of success as a program…

A Quest for Answers: How This Data Student’s Inquisitive Mindset Landed Her a Job at a Major Pharmaceutical Company

If you ask recent bootcamp graduate Meghana Raje what she’ll be doing in her new role as an innovator for one of America’s largest pharmaceutical…

Working Out: Crystal Espaillat’s Journey from Bookkeeper to Fitness App Developer

Crystal Espaillat spends her days doing mental gymnastics by creating e-commerce apps and doing web design. She loves it. Just about as much as she loves…

From GED to Senior Software Engineer at AT&T: How A Boot Camp Gave One Student the Confidence To Dream Big

Higher education can lead to great things for a person’s career. But for many people, a traditional degree isn’t always feasible. Four years without a…

When Mohammed Wardeh Needed a Hand, He Got It. Now, It’s His Turn to Give Back

For most of his adult experience, Mohammed Wardeh searched tirelessly for a better life—for himself and his family. During this quest, he traveled from his…

Retired Teacher Goes Back to School to Update Tech Skills for New Career

Nancy Lukas, who retired in 2015 after spending 20 years as a teacher, always loved technology. She was one of the first teachers to have…