Project Shift is an immersive full stack software engineering education program in Durham, NC. In addition to hands-on experience, we're raising the ceiling for non-Computer Science grads through mentorship, advanced CS topics and university certified CS instructors.
Project Shift is an immersive full stack software engineering education program in Durham, NC. In addition to hands-on experience, we're raising the ceiling for non-Computer Science grads through m...Read more
|Subjects||Algorithms, Database design, Express, functional programming, Node.js, React.js, Software Testing|
|Start Date||Rolling Dates|
|Class Size||10 students|
|Commitment||70 hours in class/wk|
When I started looking at bootcamps, Project Shift immediately stood out to me. I was very excited about their selective admission process. I was confident that if I was accepted I would succeed.
I was a bit worried that 3 months would not be enough time to get job-ready. The precourse work prepared me for what was a very fast paced curriculum. I worked many weekend and evening hours to make sure I got as much as I could out of each lesson. The curriculum builds at a very good pace. I was constantly challenged, but the material was never beyond my understanding. Aaron and Sean were both very easy to talk to and were always willing to answer questions and help me understand anything that I wasn't sure about.
I had a job interview on the last day of the cohort with one of Sean's con...Read more
I was a member of Project Shift's first cohort and, being a former teacher, I knew the first iteration of any course was probably going to be a bumpy ride. But I did it anyway for a couple of reasons. First of all, I just really liked Aaron. Is that a dumb reason? Maybe, but it worked out. I could tell he was passionate about what he wanted to do, and I loved his enthusiasm. Secondly, I liked that the program was competative to get into and they wouldn't just accept anyone. Another bootcamp I was 'courting' at the time that shall remain nameless made it obvious (to me) that they were just trying to fill seats. That was very offputting to me because I wanted to be in a course with others who had similar abilities and goals since this was such a tight timeline.
The actual course exceed...Read more
Each week of the course has a different focus. Monday through Thursday, students partner on guided lessons. Fridays are for all-day evaluations (the name sounds scary, but they felt more like a project than a test), which were almost never completed by the end of the day--expect to spend plenty of weekend and evening hours working on these.
I expected to learn a lot and I...Read more
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