Blog Category: Participant Success

“You Can Figure It Out — the Industry Isn’t an Ivory Tower”: MaiAda Carpano’s Mission to Make the Tech Industry Accessible to All

“I always loved coding on a basic level,” said MaiAda Carpano, now a Junior Software Developer at Creditly. “As a child, I’d spend hours in my room learning HTML and CSS.” Although building web pages was one of her favorite pastimes, the idea of pursuing a career in coding never crossed MaiAda’s mind. “The industry was…

Your Top 15 Online Boot Camp Questions Answered

You’re interested in an online boot camp—but you first want to know how it actually works. What can you expect from the online format? If you’re just discovering our boot camps, you likely have many questions that you’d like the answers to before taking the next step. It is important to make an informed decision…

Why Employers Are Drawn to Online Boot Camp Learners

Many of today’s leading employers are beginning to embrace new models of education, including online learning. As a result, we see a number of employers hiring online boot camp s due to their work ethic and combination of hard skills (technical knowledge) and soft skills (adaptability, collaboration, creativity, etc.). Because of the fast-paced nature of…

7 Characteristics of a High-Quality Online Boot Camp

As the unprecedented shift towards online learning continues to grow, more s are seeking out the combination of skills development and flexibility offered through an online boot camp education. Today it is more possible than ever to break into fields such as web development, financial technology, UX/UI, cybersecurity, and digital marketing through the help of…

COVID-19 Update: Transitioning to Virtual Class Sessions

Updated as of April 2, 2020 For the health and safety of our participants, due to increasing concerns about the spread of the Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19), current face-to-face Penn Boot Camp cohorts will shift to virtual class sessions. To ensure a seamless transition, we’re providing extra training to all active instructional staff on how to effectively…