Careers in Code is a coding bootcamp that teaches computer programming to women and minorities to help combat poverty in Central NY. We provide students with the technical skills they need to obtain internships and entry level software development jobs with local employers after 24 weeks of instruction. Our first cohort began in March with instruction from the talented folks below.

Instructors


The following is written by By Laura Thorne, Careers In Code’s Career Coach.

I’m a huge Bill Murray fan and always happy to find an excuse to quote the man. That said, what do you do when you’re facing anything big, scary, daunting, overwhelming? You take baby-steps. Baby step your way to an improved resume, polished LinkedIn Profile, outstanding portfolio.

Ok so what do I really mean? If you’re like most people trying to make your way into your first tech job, you are busy. Busy with learning code, trying to meet new people, learning code, updating your resume, fixing…


Careers in Code Student Success Stories is a series focused on our coding bootcamp graduates. We’re following their progress after graduation to learn about projects they’re working on, job placements, and other exciting updates. Our first cohort graduated in August 2019.

Careers in Code graduate Tim Liles enrolled in the program because he thought it was “a great opportunity to start a career in a promising field of work”.

Nearly 1.5 years after graduation, we’re so excited for Tim’s new role working with the City of Syracuse! Tim exemplified what it means to have Grit. He had the passion and…


We’re excited to announce that the second cohort of Careers in Code is in full swing! Students are currently doing a deep dive into the curriculum and are quickly learning the skills required to become software developers.

For more information

Careers in Code is a coding bootcamp that teaches computer programming to women and minorities to help combat poverty in Central NY. We provide students with the technical skills they need to obtain internships and entry level software development jobs with local employers after 24 weeks of instruction. For more more information, visit the Careers in Code website.

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Careers in Code is a coding bootcamp that teaches computer programming to women and minorities to help combat poverty in Central, NY. We provide students with the technical skills they need to obtain internships and entry level software development jobs with local employers after 24 weeks of instruction. Our first class for cohort 2 began on March 15, 2021 with a group of 18 students.

Read about our first cohort here: https://hackupstate.medium.com/introducing-the-first-careers-in-code-students-8ebf56408489


We’re very excited to announce that Laura Thorne has joined our team as our Career Coach for our second cohort of Careers in Code!

Laura will help to ensure that all of our students are prepared to enter their job search with confidence and competence. She’ll help them with everything related to the job search process to prepare them to land an internship or entry-level position upon graduation of Careers in Code. Given her experience as an environmental Career Coach, this role was a perfect fit.

Read on to learn more about Laura and be sure to give her a…


The following is written by guest blogger Artur Meyster of Career Karma

Technology is changing the duties of students and teachers in the classroom. Students are doing more of the educational lifting through learning modules and learning management systems, while teachers are transitioning to facilitators rather than the knowledge gatekeeper. These new changes force students to be active participants in the learning process rather than merely watching or listening.

Image of a women sitting in front of a desktop computer working.
Image of a women sitting in front of a desktop computer working.

The new role for teachers is to stay up to date with technology so they can properly implement new technology in their classroom. Students will need to rely less on Google…


Careers in Code is a coding bootcamp that teaches computer programming to women and minorities to help combat poverty in Central NY. We provide students with the technical skills they need to obtain internships and entry level software development jobs with local employers after 24 weeks of instruction.

We wanted to take a moment to share an exciting update regarding Careers in Code.

In February 2020, we were awarded an additional three years of funding from Onondaga County and the Alliance for Economic Inclusion. …


Hack Upstate’s mission is to advance Upstate NY’s technology community.

Check out Zoom screenshots from Hack Upstate XV here — images courtesy of Dana McMullen, Jen Tran, and Jesse Peplinski of Hack Upstate.

Huge thanks to everyone who joined us for the 15th installment of Hack Upstate! It was amazing to see so many talented folks get together for our first ever virtual hackathon and build such amazing projects in 24 hours. Altogether, we awarded $2425 in total prize, raffle money, and gift cards. We also had over 300 sign ups with 28 total project submissions.

Our mission with Hack Upstate is to unite and facilitate collaboration among the Central New York technology community and beyond in order to grow the local sector…


You can only start writing code for projects submitted to Hack Upstate XV after the opening ceremony at 12pm EST on Saturday, October 3, 2020. Sign up today: https://bit.ly/hackupstatexvsignup

However, we allow and highly encourage you to start and engage in design activities to further ideate on your idea prior to the start the hackathon.

Prior to start of the hackathon, you can:

Hack Upstate

Advancing Upstate New York's tech community through events and education. http://hackupstate.com/ && https://careersincode.org/

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