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How David Dugger Went From Homeless to Project Manager

“In a total of about 16 months, I went from homeless, jobless, with just $70 to my name (and $50,000 in debt) to Web Development Project Manager at a multimillion dollar company here in Omaha.” – David Dugger 14 months before he applied to Interface, David Dugger was homeless, jobless, and down to his last $70.Continue Reading

Interface Web School Announces New Data Science Certificate

Interface Web School is continuing to expand, and we are thrilled to announce the new Fundamentals of Data Science Certificate. This certificate is offered through a partnership with Omaha Data Science Academy, a subsidiary of local predictive analytics firm Contemporary Analysis. Omaha Data Science Academy was started by Contemporary Analysis (CAN) president Nate Watson in JuneContinue Reading

How Jonathan Starkey Built a New Career at 43

“It’s been a great journey. I’m thankful for Interface Web School, and I love my new job. It’s been a life changer.” – Jonathan Starkey By Jonathan Starkey My name is Jonathan Starkey. I’m 43 years old. I’ve been married to my beautiful wife Katja for 10 years. I’m a father to 3 amazing children,Continue Reading

Welcome Karen Sullivan to the Interface Team!

We are excited to welcome Karen Sullivan to the Interface team! Karen has been interested in programming ever since she had to develop a bird call program in her college zoology class. Since then, she has received a Bachelor’s in Computer Information Systems from Bellevue University. She has worked in many different parts of theContinue Reading

How to Ace an Interview

How to Ace an Interview

  Do you have an interview coming up? Congratulations! Now it’s time to prepare. Check out these simple steps below to help you get the job of your dreams. Arrive early Always plan to arrive to your interview at least 10-15 minutes early. This shows the company that you are timely and eager to beContinue Reading

About Face: Single Dad Becomes Web Developer – Jason Heuwinkel

About Face is a new Interface Web School video series featuring graduates sharing their stories including details about the decision making process to pursue training with us to career updates since completing a course with us. The first video in the About Face series features Java course alumnus, Jason Heuwinkel. Prior to being accepted into Interface Web School, JasonContinue Reading

From Aerospace Engineer to Web Developer, Meet Christine Woodruff

“Ultimately, I think one of the most important things I got out of this course was the confidence to try.” – Christine Woodruff I spent 12 years working as an Aerospace Engineer.  While some may think that position sounds glamorous, it just never felt like the right fit for me; I felt uninspired and readyContinue Reading

Interface Web School Co-Founder, Shonna Dorsey Wins National Recognition from InformationWeek

Omaha, Neb. (May 5, 2016)  — Entrepreneur and educator, Shonna Dorsey was honored by InformationWeek on Tuesday at its Elite 100 conference in Las Vegas. Dorsey, who is the Managing Director and Co-founder of Interface Web School in Omaha, was selected as the winner in the Women in Technology category. Other finalists in that categoryContinue Reading

From Welder to Web Developer

It’s not everyday that you meet a web developer who knows how to weld, but that’s exactly the case with Will Landolt. “I really like creating things from scratch,” said Will, A 2009 graduate of Roncalli High School. He explained that welders use blueprints and have to figure out how to construct a project. It’sContinue Reading

First National Marketing Manager Becomes a Programmer

“Evolving technology can be disruptive to business and it is critical for employees to update their skills.” – Josh McNeal After 13 years with First National Bank Josh McNeal was ready for a career change. He didn’t want to leave the bank because as he put it, First National treats its employees well. “I was lookingContinue Reading

Stay-At-Home Mom Reboots Career in Tech with Interface

by Katrina Markel “Interface gave me a chance to prove that I’ve still got it.” – Danisha H. Prior to becoming a stay-at-home, Danisha had ten years of experience as a technical writer at big-name companies, but despite being a seasoned pro who kept up with industry developments, Danisha still needed a way to jumpstart her career. “I’veContinue Reading

My beautiful mind – Week 5 Java blog

by Keisha Holloway “If you’re able to find in every situation in your life the bad aspects and the good aspects, then you will be able to break through all your fears and follow the guidance of your heart. Focus on the good aspects. That’s your way.” -Ruediger Schache I’m not your typical soon toContinue Reading