As a graphic designer and project manager, Jessica Teaford knew a thing or two about creativity and problem solving.
So after she was laid off from her job last fall, the Omaha native put those skills to the test and … Read the rest
It was time for Jim Weigandt to re-evaluate his career path.
The Nebraska native’s position at a fast-growing tech company had been cut. He’d worked at the company in various customer support and sales roles after graduating from the University
Vanessa Kasun is trying to debug some code. The gregarious AIM Code School instructor is finalizing her presentation for the upcoming Heartland Developers Conference on Sept. 24. The topic? How to build a React app from the ground up. … Read the rest
Congratulations to our recent AIM Code School graduates!
On Wednesday, a group of code school instructors, students and friends and family members gathered together for a virtual graduation ceremony.
The event highlighted 35 graduates who had successfully completed AIM Code … Read the rest
Omaha web developer Joshua Burden says coding is all about solving problems and brainstorming solutions.
“You get to work with puzzles all day,” he said.
Driven by the challenge of finding the right solution to a problem, Burden has recently … Read the rest
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In light of the disruption caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, we have temporarily moved our info sessions and courses online, as the safety of students, instructors and the general public is paramount.
Here is Student and Employer Engagement Coordinator Nate … Read the rest
We’re excited to announce the launch of Callers to Coders, an innovative new tech training pathway that helps career changers and industry professionals upskill themselves into IT careers. This yearlong program teaches call center employees the technical skills they need … Read the rest
Jordi Becerril didn’t see a lot of Latinx people working in technology when he was growing up. An avid gamer, the South Omaha native enjoyed taking apart XBoxes and Playstations to study how they worked—and to see if he … Read the rest
Alex Sieckmann went from working a string of part-time jobs to becoming an Application Development Intern at financial services provider Fiserv, thanks to the AIM Code School (formerly Interface: the Web School).
After an intro class, Sieckmann decided to give … Read the rest
Connor Sabatka’s interests range widely, encompassing everything from marketing and design to science and technology. Like a lot of people with diverse interests and talents, choosing a career path was hard for Connor. But a pivotal conversation with a friend … Read the rest
Bridget Berry has lived an exciting life. The recent Interface grad has been an accessories designer in NYC, an English teacher in China, and a project coordinator in Wellington, New Zealand. She is passionate about sustainable living, food policy, travel, … Read the rest
Recently, we caught up with AIM Code School grad Zack Smith, an App Support Specialist at LTi Technology Solutions. Smith took our Foundations of Web Development course shortly after moving to Omaha. The class opened doors for him: he enjoyed … Read the rest
Through Interface’s Custom Corporate Training opportunities, our staff and instructors work closely with partner organizations to develop curriculum, evaluate student performance, and provide post-graduate assistance for candidates who complete the program. Customs program vary in duration and topic depending on … Read the rest
“I feel like Interface lit the fire in me to be more aggressive with accomplishing what I want in my life,” says Alyssa Wilson, a graduate of the Interface Web School.
After a career in visual publications and graphic design, … Read the rest
After graduating, Joe Pollard launched his tech career with a new position as an Application Developer at First Data. We checked in with him for a Q&A to talk about his Interface journey.
Interface: How did you connect with Interface?… Read the rest
He wanted to know “how the things that control us work.”
He took a 12-week Java class at AIM Code School. Then he took another one on web development.
And then, everything began to fall into place.
Over the years, … Read the rest
Although the Midwest’s tech ecosystem is flourishing, companies still struggle to meet their technical needs. Available jobs outpace the supply of workers who possess crucial IT skills, especially in cybersecurity, risk mitigation, and business process efficiency. The 2018 Harvey Nash … Read the rest
Tony Veland, AIM Institute’s Director of Business Development, sat down with Brittnay Therese of News Channel Nebraska last Sunday to discuss AIM, the Interface Web School, the Brain Exchange, and how AIM helps build Nebraska’s burgeoning tech pipeline. Watch the … Read the rest
When Danielle Wegman started looking into coding schools last December, she didn’t know exactly what she was looking for, but she knew one thing for certain.
“It was clear that I needed to make a big change in my life … Read the rest
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WOWT recently interviewed Interface director Ellen Myer and recent graduate Danielle Wegman on Interface’s role in supporting the tech community in Omaha. Check it out!
In the 1950’s a computer scientist named, Grace Hopper developed COBOL (Common Business Oriented Language), a high-level programming language that is still used widely today.
While old and––to some––dated, COBOL has entrenched the business and banking industry worldwide. And transitioning … Read the rest
(Photo: Rosharra Owens at Iowa Western Community College, May 9, 2018.)
COUNCIL BLUFFS – For Rosharra Owens, learning to build websites was part of rebuilding her life after a series of unfortunate events left her living in a homeless shelter, … Read the rest