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Appsky Labs to Offer Post-Graduation Opportunities

Interface Web School is excited announce a partnership with Appsky Labs!  Appsky Labs, LLC is a unique business that focuses on developing high-quality software at affordable rates with quick turn-arounds. The company works with small- to medium-sized local businesses that are looking to grow their customer base through the use of software. Appsky Labs isContinue 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

Omaha Joins White House TechHire Initiative

Omaha Joins 19 Other Communities in Today’s Announcement by the White House Dedicated to Support National Tech Talent Development and Retention Efforts Omaha has been chosen by the White House as one of 20 TechHire communities dedicated to creating pathways for more Americans to access well-paying tech jobs and expanding local tech sectors in communities across the country.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

Bianca Zongrone’s Journey to Becoming a Senior UX/UI Designer

“I have never been more grateful for the opportunities that I was afforded because I took a class at Interface.” – Bianca Zongrone Bianca Zongrone has had quite the professional journey. From a diverse background in business, management, and human resources, she has used her coding education to land various roles that bring all of herContinue 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

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

Interface Tuition Reimbursement Opportunity

Tuition Reimbursement Program Overview The Interface Web School Tuition Reimbursement Program is an excellent and low risk approach for partner firms to hire talented Interface Web School graduates. How it works Submit a request to begin the process to listed as a partner firm. Once accepted, partner firms will receive student resumes for courses they are interested in (spring 2015 featuresContinue Reading

Student Story: Learner + Dodge-Ball Fanatic: Brett Davis

We would like to introduce you to one of our students, Brett Davis. Brett is participating in the 10 week web developer training program hosted by First National Bank. Why did you join Interface School? “I joined Interface to have more exposure to computer programming.” What have been the most inspiring and challenging aspects of the 10Continue Reading

Student Story: Artist, Singer + Designer: Jenna Porterfield

We would like to introduce you to one of our students, Jenna Porterfield. Jenna is participating in the 10 week web developer training program hosted by First National Bank. Why did you join Interface School? “I decided to join Interface because I enjoy building websites. Previously, my skills were limited to very simple, front-end only construction. IContinue Reading

Student Story: Astrophysicist, NASA intern, + Maker: Cece Hedrick

We would like to introduce you to one of our students, Cece Hedrick. Cece is participating in the 10 week web developer training program hosted by First National Bank. Why did you join Interface School? “I was researching web development opportunities in Omaha, looking for the right environment to take my development skills to the next level.Continue Reading

Student Story: CFA + Opportunity Seeker: Christine Knezevic

We would like to introduce you to one of our students, Christine Knezevic. Christine is participating in the 10 week web developer training program hosted by First National Bank.  Why did you join Interface School? “I wanted to update my technology skills.” What have been the most inspiring and challenging aspects of the 10 week program? “TheContinue Reading

Student Story: Cook, Hiker, & Yoga lover: Amy Saklar-Behrens

We would like to introduce you to one of our 10 Week Web Development Program students, Amy Saklar-Behrens. Amy is a student and participating in the First National Bank 10 week web developer training program.  Why did you join Interface School? “I have read a lot about the success of code schools and their students. I believeContinue Reading

Student Story: Mother & Reading Enthusiast: Barbara Karpf

We would like to introduce you to one of our 10 Week Web Development Program students, Barbara Karpf. Barbara is a student and participating in the First National Bank 10 week web developer training program.  Why did you join Interface School? “I decided to join Interface School as a step towards starting a second career after stayingContinue Reading

Student Story: Father, Coach & Cook: Jake White

We would like to introduce you to one of our students, Jake White. Jake is participating in the Interface Web School 10 week web developer training program hosted by First National Bank.  Why did you join Interface Web School? “I know that coding is going to continue to grow in importance and I saw this asContinue Reading

Student Story: Resourceful Mom – Michelle Vankat

Introducing someone who needs no introduction, Michelle Vankat! Michelle is not only a student in our 10 week full stack web developer training program, but has been a member of the Interface team since July 2014. We met Michelle while she was a student in our introduction to web development fundamentals course over the summer.Continue Reading

Student Story: Shelly Xiong

We would like to introduce you to one of our 10 Week Web Development Program students, Shelly Xiong. Shelly is a student a part of the First National Bank program.   Why did you join Interface School? “I really wanted to become a full stack developer and develop my skills in programming. I knew some ofContinue Reading

Student Story: Matt Niblock – Former Pork Sales Manager

Next up, Matt Niblock. Matt is a former International Pork Sales Manager. He is now one of our students in the spring session of Interface Web School’s Web Development Track. We asked Matt about his experience at Interface so far. Here’s what he had to say: Though I had zero experience coming in, I haveContinue Reading

Job Demand > Supply, Notes from a Tech Recruiter

I’m Dan Schellhorn, a Tech Recruiter for Client Resources, Inc.  As part of my role, I review current job openings and the candidate pool every day – I can confidently say that there is a disparity between the two. The number of local tech opportunities available can sometimes be at a 10 to 1 ratioContinue Reading