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Curious about life as a Zip Code Wilmington graduate? Take a look at the unique and inspiring stories of some of our recent alumni!
Meet Mike and Bobby: Brothers, and professional Software Developers
Meet Chris: Social Worker turned Software Developer
“Whatever you are coming in, I was a social worker, you will be a software developer when you leave. That’s a reality…That’s Zip Code.” After 12 intense weeks at Zip Code Wilmington, Chris went from being a social worker to a software developer at a Fortune 500 company.
Meet Min: Aerospace Engineering grad turned Software Developer
“I can finally actually harness my own imagination, which I’ve never been able to do.” Min, a former aerospace engineering grad, realized that the hardware side of things just wasn’t for him and decided that his passion for learning was yet to be fulfilled. He wanted to pursue a new challenge, a career in software development, and applied to Zip Code Wilmington.
Meet Tyrell: Warehouse worker turned Software Developer
“I went from a warehouse worker, to a software developer for a Fortune 500 company. You can’t get much better than that.” Meet Tyrell. He started out, as many of our students do, stuck in a job without much opportunity, and he wanted to make a change to pursue a career. Tyrell realized that as a software developer his options would be endless and his talents would always be in demand. He took a chance, bet on himself, applied to Zip Code Wilmington, and is now a successful software developer for a Fortune 500 company. Be like Tyrell, take a chance on yourself and apply today.
Meet Marzuwq: Software Developer at Bank of America
Marzuwq is an entrepreneur at heart. Prior to joining Zip Code, he developed a strong understanding of hardware by running a freelance computer repair service. Marzuwq also managed a hip-hop/jazz fusion band call Native Arcade, where he discovered an interest in software after developing a promotional video game for one its shows. Like many technologists, Marzuwq was inspired by computer software when he was really young, but never pursued an opportunity to get into the field. After 12 weeks of learning, building and debugging at Zip Code, Marzuwq transformed that initial inspiration into a professional job as a software developer for Bank of America.
Meet Tenny: Software Developer at Marlette Funding
Tenny graduated with a degree in Psychology from Temple University and worked as an office manager in an auto finance office before joining Zip Code. Now, after 12 challenging weeks, Tenny is writing code for Marlette Funding as a professional software developer. What helped get Tenny through our rigorous program? She’s a fast learner, creative thinker, and always rises to a challenge. Passionate about seeing more minorities in the tech field, Tenny decided that, rather than waiting around to see change happen, she’d become part of the solution.
Meet Katie: Pharmacy Technician turned Software Developer
Katie studied computer and network security at Wilmington University while working as a pharmacy tech. When she developed a fascination with software, Katie wanted a program that could quickly and efficiently give her the skills she needed to become a developer. She found Zip Code Wilmington and joined us as a student developer. Now, after 12 weeks of lectures, labs and code commits, Katie is a professional software developer.
Meet Joe: From Energy Auditor to Software Developer
Joe is a natural problem solver. Joe graduated with a degree in sustainability. After taking an intro level computer science class, a light switched in his brain. Joe realized he wanted to pursue software development, but it was too late to switch majors. He joined Zip Code Wilmington, and after 12 hard weeks of learning new coding concepts and sharpening his skill set, Joe is now a professional software developer.
Meet Jocelyn: From Office Manager to Software Developer
Jocelyn had minimal programming experience prior to joining Zip Code, but possessed the logic and problem-solving skills necessary to succeed as a developer. After working as a receptionist, Jocelyn wanted a new job that would challenge her and force her to learn new skills each day. She joined Zip Code Wilmington, where her grit and determination carried her through an intense 12-week coding curriculum. Jocelyn is now a professional software developer at a Fortune 500 company.
Meet Gabe: Software Developer at Chatham Financial
Gabe’s father inspired him to try coding, and Gabe quickly discovered how much he enjoyed solving complex problems. He was drawn to Zip Code Wilmington’s 12-week program, where he learned the skills needed to become a software developer. After collaborating with peers, building his portfolio, and interviewing with top-tier organizations, Gabe landed a job as a software developer with Chatham Financial.
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