Employer Highlight: Atlas Coast

October 1, 2018

Atlas Coast is a staffing firm that specializes in the placement of Information Technology employees. Atlas Coast is an ever-growing collection of relationships, created through constant interaction with members of the IT and business community who believe that in order to make a good fit, they need to know the candidates whole story. We got Read more →

From Aviation Security Officer to Software Developer, Meet Jasmine

September 27, 2018

At Grand Circus, we’re committed to ensuring the diversity of the tech industry is reflective of our communities. We’re proud to work with organizations like TekSystems and Michigan Council of Women in Technology to empower more women to earn careers in tech through our DEVELOP(her) scholarship. This year, we had the honor of awarding 10 Read more →

Alumni Wisdom Series: What to do After a Coding Bootcamp

September 19, 2018

Coding bootcamps are designed to train you in the skills necessary to become a software developer. But, what happens after the program is over, graduation is done and you’re on the search for your new career? Bootcamp: it’s a marathon, it’s a long-haul flight, it’s an intellectual feat. And once you’re done, it’s easy to Read more →

Alumni Wisdom Series: Our Favorite Coding Resources

September 4, 2018

Whether you’re new to programming or already working in tech, coding resources to continue your growth are vital. A coding bootcamp is a great learning experience, but your growth as a programmer should always continue. Learning new skills after graduation is essential, both on the job and independently. There are a world of free and Read more →

Announcing our Rising TIDE Project

August 29, 2018

This blog post was written by Kelsey Perdue, our Grand Rapids Assistant Campus Director. I believe that solid, rewarding careers make for happier people, stronger families and better communities. And I believe these kinds of careers should be accessible to everyone, regardless of background. I joined Grand Circus in 2017 because they believe the same Read more →

Career Services at Grand Circus

August 28, 2018

It is no secret that there is a severe tech talent shortage in the ever expanding Michigan market. Grand Circus’ mission is to close this talent gap for employers, beginning with our Career Services.     So, you’ve decided to take the next step in your career by starting a bootcamp at Grand Circus. How do you Read more →

Unit 1: What Is It? How Can I Be Successful?

August 23, 2018

Hi there! I’m Yasmine and I manage the Unit 1 process here at Grand Circus. The admissions process here at Grand Circus has multiple steps and Unit 1 is just one of them! There are several ways applicants can prepare to be successful before and during the Unit 1 process.

Step by Step: Becoming a Coding Bootcamp Student

August 17, 2018

Wondering how to start the journey into one of Grand Circus’ Coding Bootcamps?  This blog is your step by step guide for success as a Coding Bootcamp Student Grand Circus. Step 1: FREE Intro to Coding Workshop

Employer Highlight: Quicken Loans

August 13, 2018

When preparing for a new job, it is always important to make sure your training and experience matches the needs of your future employer. That is especially true in the tech world, as companies are looking for developers that can begin making an impact and adding value to their team from day one. In order Read more →

Google Recruiters’ Tips for Job Seekers: Resumes & LinkedIn

August 3, 2018

Google was on site to have their recruiters give their best advice to job seekers during our first Women in Tech Symposium.  Women and men from metro Detroit gathered to hear different speakers and workshops on a wide range of topics. In my final year at U of M, I cannot help but think about Read more →