Did you know? Employment in the tech industry is expected to grow ~13%over the next decade — adding 660,000+ jobs to the US labor force. Enter:Flatiron School, designed to help prospective students prepare for careers in tech (like software engineer or cybersecurity analyst).
Whether you’re a new student just starting out or want to revamp your resume to get a boost in your career, Flatiron School offers multiple (and affordable) options to fit everyone’s unique lifestyle. Read: You or your adult kids could learn the skills needed for a high-paying tech job at significantly less cost than a traditional college tuition.
Bootcamp curriculums are up to date with current industry trends, so students gain knowledge + experience they can use in the real world. | Photo provided by Flatiron School
How it works:
Students can choose between full-time or part-time courses that will help build skills necessary for a new job in tech. While both options are available online, Flatiron also has Denver, CO + New York City campuses for in-person courses.
To see if Flatiron is a good fit, prospective students can chat with admissions virtually. | Photo provided by Flatiron School
Flatiron School offers bootcamps in software engineering, data science, product design, and cybersecurity engineering in two formats:
Full-Time: Learn on a fixed schedule, roughly eight hours a day, Monday to Friday, in as little as 15 weeks.
Part-Time: Learn on your own schedule over 40 weeks.
So, you can select which pace fits your learning style + schedule.
Bonus: Students gain real-world experience through hands-on projects that can help build their professional portfolios.
Flatiron also offers graduates up to 180 days of one-on-one career coaching to help students succeed during their job search. Career coaches review resumes, help build a student’s online presence, and can even help practice interviewing techniques. Students can take advantage of Flatiron’s employer network for active career opportunities as soon as they graduate.
How to apply:
Interested? Prospective students can chat with admissions virtually to see if Flatiron might be a good fit, then complete an online application followed by an admissions interview + assessment. Pro tip: Enrollment is open year-round, so you can apply anytime.
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