8 Tips to Rock Your First Hackathon

Prepping for A Hackathon, From an Organizer’s Perspective. A few months ago I not only helped plan my first hackathon, but also attended my first..

CoderGirl Story: Amy

From Living Paycheck-To-Paycheck to Landing a Rewarding Career in Tech When scrolling Facebook, I don’t generally expect to come across something..

Success Story: Josh in KC

A Q&A with Josh on His Transition into Tech Josh learned to code so he could build a website to self-publish his creative writing. With a website..

Build Successful Teams With Metrics

Ask American businesses their greatest challenge and many will cite unmet workforce needs, often deepest in the realm of technology. More than..

Becoming A Microsoft Programmer

How a Curious Coder Made the Transition to Programming at a Major Technology Company The Beginning: Building My Coding Skills My journey with..

Teaming Up in Innovative Ways: 1904labs x LaunchCode

Most of our company partners team up with us to tap into the diverse hiring pool of LaunchCoders that come from our programs. However, not all of..

How I Learned to Follow My Own Advice

My three sisters and I were raised by a dad with a ponytail and a mom who did hair. To me, the world was full of exciting people and things to..

Writer to Coder: Jeff in Kansas City

First he Wrote Fiction, Now He Writes Code After getting a BA in English Lit, Jeff supplemented his writing career with various middle-man..

Forget What You Heard About Tech Career Paths

What we get wrong about new tech career paths Everyone knows work has changed in the United States. With it have changed the skills we think of as..

Crafting the Perfect IT Resume

Resume Tips to Help Launch Your Entry Level IT Career Before you even begin reading these tips, think to yourself: what is it I want to do? Do you..