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Zip Code Wilmington’s coding boot camps create opportunities and transform lives

WILMINGTON, Del. (Nov. 2, 2022) – In Zip Code Wilmington’s intensive 12-week and three-week coding “boot camps,” students from diverse backgrounds receive the training, professional development, and connections with employers they need to launch successful software development careers. In turn, the nationally recognized nonprofit organization matches companies with highly trained, highly qualified and diverse talent.

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Coding Bootcamps Market Growth Segments Revenue 2022 – 2029

The Coding Bootcamps study has done a ground-breaking analysis of the global market with key objective of improving understanding of the underlying patterns and trends related to the global Coding Bootcamps market. This report acts as a strategic tool in supporting market players’ efforts to address root causes of economic disruption, identify Coding Bootcamps market opportunities in new & existing markets, and enhance market competitiveness.

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Coding Bootcamps Market to Witness Massive Growth by 2029

Coding Bootcamps Market report focused on the comprehensive analysis of current and future prospects of the Coding Bootcamps industry. It includes the primary investigations to cover historical progress, ongoing market scenarios, and future prospects defined with accurate data of the products, strategies and market shares of leading companies to help manufacturers locate the market position. The report presents a 360-degree overview of the competitive scenario of the overall market to project the size and valuation of the global Coding Bootcamps Market during the forecast period.

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Zip Code Wilmington creates a path from high school to Fortune 500 jobs

Delaware’s first nonprofit coding school is known to provide the practical skills and training adult learners need to become professional software developers and data engineers. Most are surprised to learn, however, that through its B1ue N0te initiative and partnership with Year Up Wilmington, Zip Code Wilmington also partners with Delaware schools and community organizations to give youth and young adults a competitive start in this fast-growing field.

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Coding Bootcamp Market Size to Grow by USD 1.20 billion with 39% Growth Contribution from APAC - 17,000+ Technavio Reports

The latest market analysis report titled Coding Bootcamp Market Growth, Size, Trends, Analysis Report by Type, Application, Region and Segment Forecast 2022-2026 has been added to Technavio's catalog. The analysts at Technavio have categorized the global coding Bootcamp market as a part of the global education services market. Our report provides extensive information on the value chain analysis for the coding Bootcamp market, which vendors can leverage to gain a competitive advantage during the forecast period. 

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Business people: Aug. 11, 2022

Zip Code names COO and board member

Zip Code Wilmington, a software coding boot camp, welcomed  Ayanna (“Dax”) Hill, chief operating officer of Vanguard/Vanguard Fintech Ventures, and businessman and technology entrepreneur Diego F. Calderin, to its board of directors.

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Wilmington Is Becoming the It City Next Door

Thanks to a resurgent downtown — the passion project of a pair of native sons — and a red-hot dining scene, our region’s second city is building quite the buzz. What does that mean for Philly — and for Wilmington?

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People on the Move: August 5

Zip Code Wilmington, a software coding boot camp, welcomes Ayanna Hill, chief operating officer of Vanguard/Vanguard Fintech Ventures, and businessman and technology entrepreneur, and Diego F. Calderin, to its board of directors.

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How I Got Here: Best Egg’s first Zip Code hire is now a leader and mentor

A little more than six years ago, Tenny Agustin was working various jobs — that dance of retail, barista, data entry — with a liberal arts degree and student loans, unsure where their future was heading. It was the first year of Zip Code Wilmington, the Wilmington coding bootcamp where several of Agustin’s friends had landed during its inaugural cohort.

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How these 5 orgs support tech education in their communities

A tech ecosystem is only as strong as the technologists in it, and those technologists are only as strong as their knowledge and skills.

The best way to ensure a positive future for the ecosystem is to invest in the development of the workforce. That investment is increasingly coming from supporters like universities, law firms, accelerator programs, coding bootcamps and corporate partners.

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Calderin, Hill join Zip Code Wilmington board

Zip Code Wilmington, a software coding boot camp, welcomes Ayanna (“Dax”) Hill, chief operating officer of Vanguard/Vanguard Fintech Ventures, and businessman and technology entrepreneur, Diego F. Calderin, to its board of directors.

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Zip Code Wilmington and Stepping Stones Community Federal Credit Union LaunchWorkforce Lending Partnership with Funding from Discover Bank

Zip Code Wilmington announced a partnership today with Stepping Stones Community Federal Credit Union to offer a unique, sustainable program for student loans. The Coding Builds Communities loan program, launched with a $300,000 investment by Discover Bank, connects Zip Code students with low-cost flexible loans, offered by Stepping Stones, to help with costs for the 12-week software coding program and living expenses.

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How these 4 corporate and nonprofit partners are supporting DEI in their local tech communities

The past two years have seen an increase in commitments related to diversity, equity and inclusion, but for some organizations, that’s long been a focus area.

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Low-Cost Tech Hubs Are Emerging As America’s Most Dynamic Cities

The establishment of IT tech hubs in the United States is rapidly taking place, which is also going to change the shape of the American economy. Their establishment is rapidly eliminating unemployment as it provides employment opportunities that were once limited to coastal areas.

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People on the Move: May 13

Zip Code Wilmington, a nonprofit software development boot camp, announced today that Gary Moyer of TD Bank has joined its board of directors.

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College Consensus Publishes Consensus Ranking of The 50 Best Coding Bootcamps for 2022

College Consensus, a unique college ratings website that aggregates publisher rankings and student reviews, has published its ranking of the 50 Best Coding Bootcamps for 2022.

For aspiring and professional computer programmers, coding bootcamps offer an incredible opportunity to receive immersive and intensive training in computer languages, technologies, and programs.

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InterDigital and Zip Code Wilmington Expand Partnership to Support Local Computer Science Training

InterDigital, Inc., a mobile and video technology research and development company, announced today a donation of more than 70 laptops to Zip Code Wilmington, Delaware’s premier nonprofit coding school, to support training of the next generation of software engineers.

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Where to work IRL? Check out Delaware’s 2022 coworking guide

When COVID-19 hit the US in early 2020, offices shifted to at-home remote work, and coworking spaces were at a precipice.

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You landed that tech job interview — now here’s how to get through it

The United States has had a tech talent shortage for years. And following an early-pandemic dip, the number of open tech jobs has increased significantly — call it the “wild west” of recruiting.

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Delaware grants Zip Code Wilmington $4.5M to train low-income residents

Over the next three years, more than 200 low income Delawareans most impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic will receive full tuition and living stipends to attend Zip Code Wilmington’s 12-week bootcamp with a Break Into Tech Scholarship.

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Zip Code Wilmington: A ‘life-changing’ 12-week curriculum

F. That was the grade Grace Bunde and Kwame Warrick received on the first eight-hour quiz of Zip Code Wilmington’s three-month curriculum. The two bonded over their failure, but it also left questions hanging over their heads.

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Meet the 40 Most Empowering Women in Business in Delaware

What does it take to be a top woman in business? Delaware Today voted for these 40 inspirational careerists in multiple industries. We share their stories here.

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8 myths about IT veterans looking for new work

 A common misconception about tech workers of a certain vintage is that they’re caught in the past and either overqualified or unable to adapt to future technology. As with most conventional wisdom, there’s as much fiction as fact surrounding the supposed work habits and career opportunities for veteran IT pros — even those as young as 40.

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8 mitos sobre los veteranos de la informática que buscan un nuevo trabajo

Una idea errónea sobre los trabajadores tecnológicos de cierta antigüedad es que están atrapados en el pasado y están sobrecualificados o son incapaces de adaptarse a la tecnología del futuro. Como ocurre con la mayor parte de la sabiduría convencional, hay tanta ficción como realidad en torno a los supuestos hábitos de trabajo y las oportunidades profesionales de los profesionales veteranos de la informática, incluso de los que tienen 40 años.

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Employees ask: 'Where do I go from here?' Employers respond: 'Stick with us and upskill.'

It was only two years ago when companies large and small around the globe were looking toward a bright future. March 2020 brought shutdown orders across the nation which brought the economy to a screeching halt. Over the past 18 months of trying to beat back the COVID-19 pandemic, a cosmic shift quietly happened across the world and our economy. 

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How new learning opportunities are allowing workers to switch careers

There has never been a better time to transition careers. From free courses to low-cost degree programs, there are new opportunities to learn and train across many industries for the future.

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Which coding bootcamp is right for you? Consider these 10 Delaware training programs

Do you need a college degree to work in tech? We know that in most cases, the answer is a hard no.

It’s How to Get a Tech Job Month at Technical.ly, so we rounded up your options for locally focused coding bootcamps — many devs’ first step toward, indeed, landing a coveted tech job.

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Zip Code Wilmington Move to Virtual Learning Brings New Opportunities

Success for Zip Code Wilmington can be defined in many ways, but Executive Director Desa Burton lights up when she talks about a recent student who loaded everything he owned into a car and drove to Wilmington from Dallas to join the program.

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How 8 Technologists Reflect After a Long Day of Building

Be it curling up with a good binge-sesh, taking a long bath or getting a bit of exercise, we’ve all got ways to decompress after the day is finally over. And technologists are no exception.

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What 6 RealLIST Engineers wish they’d known when they started their tech careers

Any time we get a chance to ask technologists what they wish they’d known when they first started their careers, we do it.

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4 Programs Reskilling Underrepresented Technologists

When people switch jobs to pursue a technology career, it takes the right type of program to help them with reskilling. The tech industry is working on diversifying its workforce, and offers lots of resources to reskill these underrepresented technologists. 

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Re-skilling during a pandemic: Unique opportunities abound | Opinion

“You’re going to do this, too,” the older gentleman said, kindly wagging his finger at me.

“No, no. I’m just here for support,” I replied with a smile.

And the seed was planted.

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Zip Code Wilmington on Good Morning Wilmington

JJ sits down with the guys from Zip Code Wilmington to talk about their public school initiative, Blue Notes, early coding education, and jazz.

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How are coding bootcamps changing?

Coding bootcamps started in 2011 to solve one problem: a shortage of technical talent. Soon after, many began addressing a second one: a lack of diversity among the technical workforce.

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Here’s how tech pros would describe their jobs to a 5-year-old

Explaining what your tech occupation is can be difficult enough at a networking reception or professional event. Explaining it to a child of kindergarten age, however, presents its own quirky challenge.

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If you want to change careers, start by finding your ‘why’

As I wrote about last week, people are quitting their jobs at record rates. And while a lucky few are doing so to take a break from work altogether, most are hoping to land something better. Approximately 55% of American adults are planning a switch, according to Bankrate’s August job seeker survey.

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A reskilling model in Delaware trains women, BIPOC communities for tech careers | Opinion

With the exodus of women from the workforce creating a national emergency, the time has come for a national model by which women and BIPOC communities have accessible job training to increase their earning potential for life.

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Graduating High School Seniors Secure Meaningful Tech Careers Through YearUp Wilmington and Zip Code Wilmington Collaboration

YearUp, Inc. and Zip Code Wilmington, two nonprofit workforce and tech training organizations, are helping graduating high school seniors and current college students gain valuable Java software programming skills and paid internships, so they can escape minimum wage jobs and secure meaningful careers in the technology sector. 

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These 20 Impact Award winners will be honored at the 2021 Millennial Summit

Twenty young leaders in Delaware have been named as winners of the 2021 Impact Award by the Millennial Summit planning committee and Delaware Awards subcommittee.

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Christine Snow: Second Chapters; How I Reinvented Myself In The Second Chapter Of My Life

The ability to de-escalate a situation will always be extremely valuable no matter where you work. When I was a flight attendant, this skill was mostly used with upset passengers or coworkers, but this skill will always be helpful in any situation where someone is stressed out.

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How 'Zip Code Wilmington' is Upskilling the Workforce

Desa Burton, Executive Director of Zip Code Wilmington, joins ChedHER to discuss her career journey from a former U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander to the nonprofit world, and how the work that Zip Code Wilmington is doing is creating a national model for reskilling and upskilling the workforce.

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Christine Snow: “Listening is the most valuable skill you can have”

Being able to pick up on and remember details and apply them to your work or use this when interacting with others is invaluable in staying on track and keeping perspective. Not only will this help you help you in your own work, it will gain you respect from those around you.

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This Week in Jobs Philly: The elements of a good BBQ

The beauty of a summer BBQ at a block party, like most worthy things in life, is how all of the ingredients work together.

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This Week in Jobs DE: The elements of a good BBQ

The beauty of a summer BBQ at a block party, like most worthy things in life, is how all of the ingredients work together.

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Case studies: How can employers help underrepresented tech pros get hired via upskilling?

Philadelphia’s tech sector is growing at a slow-but-steady rate. But as the need for new and specialized talent increases, local leaders will need to continue to look in less traditional places for new talent.

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Another one: Coding bootcamp CodeBoxx is launching in Philly this year

CodeBoxx, a coding bootcamp with a presence in Canada and Florida’s Tampa Bay area, has plans to expand into Philadelphia later this year. It’s the most recent of several tech skills training orgs to announce plans to open a local outpost in the past few months.

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Zip Code is hosting its first TECHPRENEUR demo day

Nonprofit coding bootcamp Zip Code Wilmington made its share of pivots in 2020, from going all-virtual to partnering with the state for the Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Initiative.

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As post-pandemic IT needs rise, Zip Code plans ahead

A year ago, Zip Code Wilmington was running one of the most popular coding boot camps in the region when COVID-19 upended its in-person instruction model and hiring pipeline.

Although unemployment grew to historic levels, Zip Code Executive Director Desa Burton said she never had a second of doubt that employers would return to hiring for tech roles once concerns began to fade.

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Why Successful Hiring Managers Look Beyond the 4-year College Degree

There is a growing need for skilled tech talent, and the demand for these individuals is outpacing the number of those earning technology and computer science degrees. The result—companies have a tech talent shortage and stalled or slowed workflow.

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Zip Code Wilmington reports success — and doubled salaries — with its state-backed coding cohort

Through Forward Delaware, part of the Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Initiative (aka the governor’s Executive Order 43), the State of Delaware invested $474,000 in Zip Code Wilmington alone.

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Ben duPont Interviews Desa Burton, Executive Director of Zip Code Wilmington

With a professional background as a former U.S. Navy Lieutenant Commander and intellectual property attorney, Desa Burton serves as the Executive Director of Zip Code Wilmington where she is responsible for executing the organization’s strategic and operational plans while carrying out its mission.

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Zip Code Wilmington’s Graduates Capture $2.8 Million in Earned Wages through the Governor’s Executive Order 43, Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Initiative

All 38 Graduates Under EO43 Funding are Hired or Actively Interviewing with Delaware Area Businesses

As the Governor’s Executive Order 43, Rapid Workforce Training and Redeployment Initiative comes to a close, Zip Code Wilmington, a nationally recognized nonprofit software developer training program, is reporting its success in getting more Delaware area residents trained and hired during the economic recession.

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Zip Code Wilmington reports a more than 90% job placement rate from rapid coding program

 Zip Code Wilmington is reporting success in getting more Delaware area residents trained and hired

Through Zip Code Wilmington’s participation in Delaware’s rapid training program EO43, referred to as Forward Delaware, the coding school trained 38 students with 35 hired into full-time positions with three graduates actively interviewing with local businesses.

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Can Technology Help Bring Women Back to the Workforce?

As women face unprecedented job losses across a range of industries, an emerging crop of software platforms, tools, and interventions could reshape workplace norms.

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Job training funded by COVID relief money touches multiple industries

A year into the COVID-19 pandemic, we are starting to see how some efforts to help people hit hard economically are faring.

One example is Forward Delaware, a broad training program to help people laid off during the pandemic pivot to a new career.

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Can technology help bring women back to the workforce?

Visual artist Ashley Cecil’s professional life was upended when schools closed. The 39-year-old mother of two, who earns less than her husband, says it was clear she’d be the one to scale back. Cecil dropped teaching engagements and began renting out her Pittsburgh studio. “When push came to shove,” she says, “there was just no question that I was going to be ... the default parent until we could figure out some solution.” 

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How I Got Here: From entry-level to senior software engineer, 5 devs talk career trajectory

How do you land a job in tech? Do you need a college degree? What does a software engineer actually do?

For Tech Career Paths Month at Technical.ly, we talked to five Delaware software engineers at different stages of their careers and asked them a handful of questions that amounted to: How did you get here?

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5 questions with the hosts of Zip Code Wilmington’s Refractor podcast

Zip Code Wilmington has a new offering for 2021: Refractor, a monthly podcast hosted by Chris Nobles, Dan Stabb and Kay Fennimore.

In its inaugural episode, launched on Jan. 28, Nobles, Stabb and Fennimore — all technologists with ties to the nonprofit coding bootcamp — talk about their journeys into tech and offer advice for aspiring technologists. You can check out the Refractor podcast on standard podcast streaming platforms.

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The state’s Chamber of Commerce is urging members to promote Forward Delaware

High-wage jobs that offer full benefits and long-term career trajectories are sitting unfilled in Delaware despite a high rate of unemployment, according to Michael J. Quaranta, president of the Delaware State Chamber of Commerce — and that’s “because of the mismatch between low skilled, underemployed, or currently unemployed people in our state and the jobs employers are dying to fill.”

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DRA offers free restaurant industry training

The Delaware Restaurant Association (DRA) has launched a free 10-course training to anyone looking to upskill, retrain or start a career in the hospitality industry.

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Zip Code Techpreneur program aims to build startups

WILMINGTON – COVID-19 may have stopped “business as usual” dead in its tracks, but venture capitalists Ben DuPont and Porter Schutt urge the first Techpreneur Incubator cohort to take a calculated risk and build a business that could change the game for Delaware’s economy.

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RealLIST Startups: These are the young Delaware companies to watch in 2021

When Technical.ly published the inaugural RealLIST Startups in 2017, 10 ten young and exciting local companies we listed included companies that are still going strong: DeliveryCircle (our first #1 RealLIST startup), WhyFly (#3) and Carvertise (#5). It also included a company that’s going strong under a different name, TheraV (which came in at #7 as Vibrating Therapeutic Apparel), and a few that have faded away — whatever happened to GoSend, SimUCare and Chronicle? Seriously, if you know, drop us a line.

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Zip Code Wilmington and JPMorgan Chase Collaborate to Reskill and Create Jobs for More Than Thirty Delawareans

 Zip Code Wilmington, a nationally recognized nonprofit software developer training program in Wilmington, D.E., today announced a milestone in its strategic collaboration with JPMorgan Chase to help Delaware job seekers reskill into the technology field and secure full-time employment after completing the 12-week coding bootcamp.

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Zip Code Wilmington and JPMorgan Chase Collaborate to Reskill and Create Jobs for More Than 30 Delawareans

Zip Code Wilmington, a nationally recognized nonprofit software developer training program in Wilmington, D.E., today announced a milestone in its strategic collaboration with JPMorgan Chaseto help Delaware job seekers reskill into the technology field and secure full-time employment after completing the 12-week coding bootcamp.

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JPMorgan Chase hires 30 grads from the Zip Code Wilmington bootcamp

Zip Code Wilmington, announced a milestone in its collaboration with JPMorgan Chase.

The program helps Delaware job seekers move  into the technology field and secure full-time employment after completing the 12-week coding “bootcamp.”

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Zip Code Wilmington and JPMorgan Chase Collaborate to Reskill and Create Jobs for More Than Thirty Delawareans

Zip Code Wilmington announces a milestone in its strategic collaboration with JP Morgan Chase to help Delaware job seekers reskill into the technology field and secure full-time employment after completing the 12-week coding bootcamp.

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New business group sees Delaware's small size as key to putting 'a rocket engine' on science and tech economy

In other states, it might be tough for a new advisory board of local executives to score regular sit downs with state policymakers, let alone the governor themselves. Patrick Callahan is glad Delaware isn’t like other states.

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How to upskill and reskill employees to rocket them into the new world of work.

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Zip Code Wilmington’s new TECHPRENEUR incubator combines coding and biz training

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Finding Tech Talent In Unexpected Places

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Editors Notebook: Year Up graduation spreads the joy at Wilmington University

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Zip Code Wilmington Appoints Ben duPont Board Chairman

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State Small Business office offering fee discounts to companies employing Zip Code grads

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Zip Code awarded $100K grant to help small businesses become hiring partners

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New Leader, Data Engineering Program Poise Zip Code Wilmington for Significant Expansion

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Business people – Zip Code Wilmington, Nanticoke, Wilmington & Western

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It’s not just for Java anymore: Zip Code Wilmington launches data engineering training

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Lossie Freeman pivots from Mayor’s Office to Zip Code Wilmington

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'It's a Talent War': Tech Impact Report Highlights Delaware's Tech Talent Needs, Unveils Strategy to Bridge Gap

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State steps up technical training for trades straining to find people

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Claims Adjuster To API Architect, Marketer To Software Engineer: Mid-Career Pivots In 12 Weeks

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How to Become a Software Engineer

Whether you're trying to figure out what to do with your computer science degree or you're curious about switching careers, here's everything you need to know about becoming a software engineer.

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Zip Code Wilmington appoints first woman to its board of directors

Teri Quinn Gray, Ph.D, is the newest member of Zip Code Wilmington’s board of directors — and the board’s first woman. She joins cofounders Jim Stewart of Epic Research, Ben DuPont of Chartline Capital Partners and Porter Schutt of Brown Advisory.

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My 'by the bootstraps' story: From foster care to software engineer (opinion)

Zip Code alumnus Chris Nobles shares his emotional journey of aging out of foster care with little direction for his future to his fulfilling role as a software engineer at one of the biggest Fortune 500 companies in the world.

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When hiring, we look for far more than a degree (opinion)

Op-ed with Maureen Padgett is Vice President of Technology for CSC's Corporate & Legal Solutions (CLS) business unit.

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Zip Code Wilmington appoints first woman board member

Zip Code Wilmington has announced the appointment of Teri Quinn Gray, Ph.D. as the first female board member since the coding bootcamp launched in 2015.

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Good tech jobs are available in Delaware — and you don't need a four-year degree (opinion)

Op-ed with JPMorgan Chase senior leaders, Jennifer McDermott and Gary Moyer. 

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JPMorgan’s CEO Jamie Dimon talks trade war, U.S. economy and why the bank is hiring coders

JPMorgan chief executive Jamie Dimon paid a visit to Wilmington on Monday to visit the bank’s extensive corporate offices, glad-hand amongthe state’s 11,000-strong workforce in a town hall meeting, and take in a coding boot camp it funds called Zip Code Wilmington.

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My daughter is thriving without a four-year degree. Here's how (opinion)

Op-ed with Sharon Eppes, mother of 2019 Zip Code alumna. 

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Opinion: Zip Code Wilmington is preparing students for good jobs in 90 days. Colleges, take note

Op-ed with Jim Stewart, Ben duPont and Porter Schutt are the founders of the Zip Code Wilmington software coding school.

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Zip Code Wilmington Offers High-Tech Training Through New Department of Veterans Affairs’ Initiative

Zip Code Wilmington, a nationally-recognized nonprofit coding school, is one of six training providers with technical training programs approved by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs to receive tuition reimbursement under its new Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) program.

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Zip Code Wilmington approved for national VET TEC pilot program

The U.S. government has a new education program for military veterans: Veteran Employment Through Technology Education Courses (VET TEC) helps eligible veterans enter the technology field by providing tuition for an approved technical training program, as well as housing assistance for the duration of schooling.

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Delaware in a Fintech Future

The rise of fintech–the use of technology and innovation to provide financial products and services–is transforming the financial services landscape and will be a key growth opportunity for the Delaware economy in the years to come. 

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Tech jobs are in huge demand — let's make Delaware a hub for them.

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Zip Code’s 300 grads help boost inclusion in the region’s tech industry

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Year Up Wilmington Announces Partnership with Zip Code Wilmington

Year Up, a yearlong workforce development program for underserved young adults, is proud to announce its Wilmington site's partnership with Zip Code Wilmington, Delaware's first coding boot camp. 

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VIDEO | Zip Code Wilmington upgrades its home

The two-year-old school is now at The Mill, which is on the fourth floor of the Nemours Building in downtown Wilmington. 

The new space means more room to offer new classes in different technologies and more staff offices.

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Philadelphia Business Journal Names InterDigital's Desa Burton a "Veteran of Influence"

As a member of the Liberty USO Career Transitions Committee, Desa will lead a new initiative focused on STEM education for transitioning military service members and veterans. 

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New address, expanded offerings for Zip Code Wilmington

Zip Code Wilmington celebrated its move to a newly renovated space in The Mill. The new space will allow them to fill it with more students and more classes. 

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Innovation Delaware Company to Watch: Zip Code Wilmington

Participants in the computer-coding boot camp known as Zip Code Wilmington don’t quite work all day and all night for 12 weeks. The norm is more like 80 to 100 hours, says Melanie Augustin, head of the two-year-old school that recently moved into The Mill, a co-working space in the Nemours Building downtown.

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Delaware startup Textable helps businesses communicate with customers

"There are a lot of platforms out there that businesses can use to send out text blasts to their customers," Textable co-founder Joe Roddy, 27, said. "Our app does that but it also works the other way by making it possible for customers to text in and get a response."

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How a laid-off woman in her 50s learned to code and launched a whole new career

Initially, Reynolds-Titko went the self-teaching route, taking free online courses, watching videos, and reading books. But she soon realized she needed more hands-on training. 

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Catching up with Zip Code Wilmington’s Melanie Augustin

The coding school's top administrator talked about her first year on the job, new classes at Zip Code and a big move to The Mill.

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A New Kind of Jobs Program for Middle America - The Wall Street Journal

How coding boot camps, like Zip Code Wilmington, give people from all walks of life the skills to succeed in the jobs of the 21st century. Featuring Zip Code alum Heron Ziegel!

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