Employer Highlight: Accenture

January 29, 2018

  Student success is our success. We’re proud to partner with more than 170 employer partners that hire our graduates. As our students begin the job search, we always recommend they research individual companies and establish what kind of business they’d like to work with. In this blog, we’ll take you behind the scenes at Read more →

Announcing our New 12-Week Coding Bootcamp Model

January 18, 2018

Here at Grand Circus, we’re excited to be starting 2018 by announcing our new coding bootcamp model. Today I’d like to provide more details on this change, why we’ve made this decision and how it will impact our community.  We’re super happy with the new additions, but I get that you’re probably wondering why. Grand Read more →

Grand Circus Celebrates Five Years

January 9, 2018

The beginning of 2018 marks an important milestone for Grand Circus – we’re turning 5! To mark the occasion I wanted to share some of our proudest moments, and let you know about some exciting changes for the coming year. When Grand Circus was founded, the simple idea was to teach the masses job skills Read more →

Meet our Grand Rapids DEVELOP(her) Graduates

December 14, 2017

With just 25% of computer programming jobs held by women, the tech industry has a lot of work to do to create equal opportunities. Grand Circus is committed to changing this narrative. In 2016, we launched our DEVELOP(her) program to equip women with the skills and resources they need to start a career in tech. Read more →

Metro Detroit Companies Using Unity3D

December 4, 2017

Michigan’s augmented and virtual reality industry has a ton going on. The industry is changing the way we engage with customers, train manufacturing employers, interact with cars and so much more. We caught up with some of our friends in the industry to talk about what they’ve been working on. As we approach the early Read more →

Learning Augmented and Virtual Reality: Unity3D Bootcamp

November 30, 2017

In recent months, there has been a lot of talk about augmented and virtual reality. We’ve had a lot of fun being a part of the conversation and hearing what others are working on within the growing industry. This January, we’re launching our Unity AR/VR bootcamp, and we’ve been getting this question quite a bit: Read more →

Start Your Tech Career With Grand Circus

November 21, 2017

It’s no secret that Michigan’s tech industry is not just growing, it’s thriving! From Detroit to Grand Rapids and everywhere in between, the state is attracting attention from startups and major companies alike. And with major developments on the horizon, the need for quality talent and ideas in the industry is at an all time Read more →

Grand Circus 2016 Outcomes Report

November 9, 2017

We’re excited to share with you our 2016 Outcomes Report. A lot has changed since our last report was written, and we’re thrilled to share the updates with you!  We’ve doubled the size of our team, opened a second location, made substantial investments in our curriculum and employer network, and continue to take serious steps Read more →

Detroit In Tech: Latinx in Tech

October 29, 2017

Hola, tech familia! In this blog, we’re featuring local Latinx working in tech and design. We will begin with the wonderful Cristina Landa, director at Venture for America in Detroit, by day, helping young tech entrepreneurs find their place in the techworld. I personally know Cris as an active member in her community in her Read more →

7 Traits of a Successful Coding Bootcamp Student

October 18, 2017

We are always super excited to meet people who are ready for a career in tech. Our coding bootcamps prepare people like you to work as an entry-level web developer. Our application process ensures students are ready for success in our fast-paced, multi-week training. So, what do we look for? A hearty mix of passion, Read more →