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.

WOMEN'S MOCK SPEED INTERVIEW WORKSHOP

Tuesday, April 21, 5:30 - 7pm

Grand Circus wants to make sure that women are ready for new jobs and new careers. On Tuesday April 21st, Grand Circus will dedicate a whole night to interview readiness. We’ll cover everything - from what to wear, to how to best answer frequent interview questions, to how to give a solid handshake, to whether or not you should actually send that handwritten thank you note. Participants in this free event will get the best tips for successful interviews and then will get to apply those tips in mock interviews with women in hiring positions around Detroit.

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Java Developer Bootcamp Open House

Wednesday, April 29, 12 - noon

Are you curious about the structure of our bootcamps? Interested in becoming a Java Developer, but unsure what that exactly means? Do you want to know more about our application process? Do you have burning questions about our Java bootcamp? Come to our Open House on Wednesday, April 29th. We’ll stick around until 1:00pm, tour folks around our space and answer all the questions & concerns that come to mind. We’ll see you there! RSVP here.

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Women's Resume Reboot

Wednesday, May 6, 12-1:30pm

Writing and revising a resume can oftentimes feel like going to the dentist - it’s a necessary task that should be done every 6 months or so, but between life and work, it’s often put off until absolutely inescapable. After a successful event in March, Grand Circus is organizing an encore networking and resume workshop event for those who couldn’t attend. This resume and networking event, specifically for women! With the guidance and expertise of women professionals across a multitude of sectors, we’ll spend the our lunch hour revising each others resumes, reviewing LinkedIn profiles and discussing how to use social media professionally.

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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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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 web developer is more than an HTML coder; to truly understand and excel in this role takes communication, programming, planning, and imagination. In this 10-week training course you will get a thorough introduction to the technologies necessary to build modern, standards compliant websites.

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Google AdWords

Tuesday, June 16th, 6-9pm

Tom Choske

Ever heard someone mention ‘Google AdWords’ and wondered what they were talking about? Have a business and looking to get more traffic and sales from your website? Interested in getting a start in the online marketing industry? If you answered ‘yes’ to any of those questions, then this class is for you! Our three-hour seminar gives you an introduction to Google AdWords and search engine marketing. Learn what AdWords is, how to navigate the interface, how to create persuasive text ads, and best practices for basic AdWords management.

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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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