From Ecologist to Web Developer, Meet Andre Otte

March 12, 2020

If you’re looking to jumpstart your career in tech, there are many paths possible; self-learning, a computer science degree or a coding bootcamp can all teach the technical programming skills employers are looking for.  Here at Grand Circus, we provide a supportive path that allows students to elevate their existing technical knowledge while ensuring they Read more →

Announcing the SEAMLESS Grand Circus Bootcamp in Grand Rapids

January 15, 2020

Some things just go together. Peanut butter and jelly. Tacos and Tuesdays. Grand Circus and SEAMLESS. Grand Circus and SEAMLESS are thrilled to announce we’ve again partnered. Students will work on a unique, real-world development project using City of Grand Rapids data during the April 2020 bootcamp which is now accepting applications. What’s SEAMLESS? SEAMLESS is Read more →

4 Tips for Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

January 8, 2020

Are you talking yourself out of joining bootcamp because of thoughts like “I could never learn that” or “I’m not smart enough to be a developer” or “I’m so bad at math!”?  We’re here to tell you:  These thoughts and feelings are so common. So many incoming bootcamp students feel like they don’t have the right background or skillset Read more →

Take their word for it: Paying for bootcamp—It can be done

December 9, 2019

Paying for bootcamp—It can be done This post is the second of our alumni perspective series, “Take Their Word for It” where we ask alumni common questions.  Joining a coding bootcamp is an investment in your future career. This decision has helped hundreds of graduates achieve a vibrant life with a fulfilling and stable job. Read more →

A New and Improved Career Services Program

September 5, 2019

We believe anyone can be a developer, and have designed a program that not only supports students as they get their first job in tech, but equips them with knowledge that will be used well beyond that first, entry-level position in the industry.  The goal of our coding bootcamps is to ensure every graduate is Read more →

Meet Leslie, from Cafe Cashier to Front-End Developer

August 29, 2019

Leslie Borst joined Grand Circus after years of working in the food service industry. Encouraged by guidance from mentors at GC and beyond, along with the support of the DEVELOP(her) scholarship, Leslie completed the Front-End After-Hours bootcamp in December of 2018. Now in her role as a Software Developer at Grid LLC, she pursues her Read more →