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The Journey of a Bootcamp Grad

At this point, I am assuming you know what CodeWorks does. So, I am going to tell you a bit about my experience, from the student perspective. My name is Dustin VanCour. I am a member of the Summer 2019 immersive full stack course and this is my story:...
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Choosing a Bootcamp

Coding Bootcamps are still a new concept in the tech industry, yet they are popping up all over the nation. While computer science programs are filling up and expanding, there simply aren’t enough CS graduates to fill the tech needs....
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Filling Idaho's STEM Gap

Seven-thousand STEM jobs went unfilled in Idaho in 2017 and on Wednesday's Idaho Matters we'll learn about efforts to fill those positions and prevent this employment gap in the future with Jake Overall of CodeWorks, Nathan Muller of Zennify and previous student Caleb Adrien....
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The First Step... Believe in Yourself.

It takes courage to do anything that’s truly rewarding, and learning to become a professional software developer is especially gratifying because of the level of difficulty and effort required....
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How CodeWorks Changed My Life

The best part of the entire CodeWorks experience happened when it was time to leave! ...The Monday after Code Camp, I had 5 companies seeking me for opportunities, and had already received a verbal offer for employment! How cool, I couldn’t believe the feeling!...
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From Air Force to Software Development

The training was everything I had hoped for: focused, challenging and rewarding. While military bootcamp stressed me physically and emotionally, coding bootcamp challenged me intellectually....
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Why I attended CodeWorks

I have had many different careers throughout my adult life, but regardless, every day when I got home I would get on my computers and spend as much of my free time as I could....
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Bootcamp after the Military

Much of my experience in my time at CodeWorks was quite comparable to my experience in basic training, the only difference being instead of my body being pushed, my mind was being pushed. Just like when I joined the military, I had the absolute bare minimum as far as experience went. I could write basic HTML, and knew a little CSS, but that was it. And I discovered just how little I knew really quickly....
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Why I Work at CodeWorks

The story of going from recruiting developers to training them and how that lead to a much more fulfilling career...
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