This tour will bring together diverse and non-traditional talent with companies who need their skills the most.
Right now America has over 500,000 open tech jobs – by 2020 this number will grow to over 1 million. At the time same time, over 60% of all new coders, engineers and data scientists are emerging from bootcamps and industry-current vocational schools.
Speed mentoring == networking that doesn’t suck! It’s a great way to build relationships quickly and connect with other people in tech. We especially seek mentors and mentees in software development and design, QA, data science, and product management. To sign up, just tell us what skills you have and which skills you’d like to learn.
Interested in mentorship? Contact Angie Coleman at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Past Participants: Make School, Dev Bootcamp, Hackbright Academy, Hack Reactor, Grace Hopper Academy, Coding Dojo, Telegraph Track, BLOC, MotherCoders, Floodgate Academy, The Iron Yard, Turing School, Galvanize, Metis, Designation.io, Fullstack Academy, MakerSquare, Rithm School, Epicodus, General Assembly, Apprentice.io by Thoughtbot, Grace Hopper Program, DevMountain, Sabio.la, UT Austin Coding Boot Camp, and more.
Interested in having your company demo? Contact Mitali Chakraborty at email@example.com.
5:00PM: Doors Open
5:00-9:00PM: Tech Career Fair
5:30PM: Host Welcoming
5:15-5:45PM: Speed Mentoring
6:00PM: Tech Ecosystem Speakers
6:15-6:45PM: Speed Mentoring
7:00-7:30PM: Coding Bootcamp Showcase (So you want to learn to code?)
8:15-8:45PM: Speed Mentoring
9:00PM: Doors Close
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