Blog Category: Alumni

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…

How One Gamer Leveled Up Her Career with a Coding Boot Camp

Cami La Porte’s career was the stuff most kids dream of. She got her start as a streaming gamer and freelance video producer and quickly moved on to work for top-tier gaming companies like Blizzard Entertainment. But despite working in a field she loved, Cami wasn’t completely satisfied. “I was in love with my job…

Perseverance Pays Off: One Boot Camp Graduate’s Path To Landing The Job

For Nirav Patel, learning a new programming language came naturally. But mastering the language of the job interview was an entirely different challenge. When he graduated from the University of California Irvine Continuing Education Coding Boot Camp, Nirav felt fully prepared to handle the technical challenges of any position for which he applied. But he struggled to…