Grand Circus Community

At Grand Circus, we believe in having an open door to the community. That’s why we love hosting events and seminars for community members to meet other amazing people and learn from each other.

Build a Dynamic Website Course

June 22 - August 24

Aisha Blake Front End Developer

It’s hard to imagine a more ubiquitous communication device than the website. Today’s front end developer is more than an HTML coder; to truly understand and excel in this role takes communication, programming, planning, and imagination. In this course you will get a thorough introduction to the technologies necessary to build modern, standards compliant websites. Through hands on exercises and projects you will practice and perfect your front-end development skills.

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Grand Circus Open House

Do you have burning questions about our coding bootcamps? Do you want to see our space and learn more about the curriculum & instructors? Are you apprehensive about the rigors of a 6-8 week bootcamp? Our open houses are designed for folks interested in learning more about our upcoming bootcamps. Meet the Grand Circus team and ask questions over drinks & snacks.

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Software Testing Open House

April 6, 2015, 12 to 1:30pm

Are you curious about the structure of our bootcamps? Interested in becoming a software tester, but unsure what that exactly means? Do you want to know more about our application process? Come to our Open House on Monday, April 6th from 12 to 1:30pm. We’ll be around to give tours around our space and answer all the questions & concerns that come to mind. We’ll see you there! RSVP here.

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Learn to Code Workshop

May 11, 13, 18 & 20

Drew Roberts Front End Developer

Maybe you’ve been told that learning to code is too hard, that you have to be a math genius to be good at it or it’s only something that tech-savvy people can pick up. Hit delete on all of those excuses and listen up! Look at the world around you and you’ll easily see why computer programming is the most sought-after skill today. Technology affects our daily lives in so many different ways and code is the language in which it’s all built. Whether you’re an entrepreneur with an innovative business idea, a working professional looking to develop new skills or an artist seeking new ways to communicate with the world, computer programming is a means by which you can truly do amazing things.

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Detroit Coding Camp

May 4 - 15

Join Grand Circus’ Detroit Coding Camp where you’ll learn how to Build a Dynamic Website. In this course you will get a thorough introduction to the technologies necessary to build modern, standards compliant websites. Through hands on exercises and projects you will practice and perfect your front-end development skills. In addition to the course you’ll explore Detroit! Networking and happy hours are a must! This class is for college & graduate level students.

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Hacker Fellows

July 2015

The Hacker Fellows lasts one year and you’ll get to work at an amazing Michigan tech start-up. You’ll start with 6 weeks of training with your cohorts and dive into the start-up world by getting matched with a Michigan start-up. In short, you’ll learn with the best and brightest in Michigan as you start your career. An elite group of selected fellows will train downtown Detroit over the course of six weeks. During this time, Hacker Fellows will acquire the entrepreneurial and technical skills needed to work for an amazing start-up in Michigan.

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Cowork at Grand Circus

Can’t get enough of us? If you are an entrepreneur with a company of fewer than 10 people, you can join our coworking space. We’ve got it all – Wifi, coffee, conference rooms, and the Grand Circus mascot, Grant Chirpus. Coworkers are also offered benefits through Grand Circus’ partners - see below for details!

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