Did you know? Employment in the tech industry is expected to grow ~13%over the next decade — adding 660,000+ jobs to the US labor force. Enter:Flatiron School, designed to help prospective students prepare for careers in tech (like software engineer or cybersecurity analyst).
Whether you’re a new student just starting out or want to revamp your resume to get a boost in your career, Flatiron School offers multiple (and affordable) options to fit everyone’s unique lifestyle. Read: You or your adult kids could learn the skills needed for a high-paying tech job at significantly less cost than a traditional college tuition.
Bootcamp curriculums are up to date with current industry trends, so students gain knowledge + experience they can use in the real world. | Photo provided by Flatiron School
How it works:
Students can choose between full-time or part-time courses that will help build skills necessary for a new job in tech. While both options are available online, Flatiron also has Denver, CO + New York City campuses for in-person courses.
To see if Flatiron is a good fit, prospective students can chat with admissions virtually. | Photo provided by Flatiron School
Flatiron School offers bootcamps in software engineering, data science, product design, and cybersecurity engineering in two formats:
Full-Time: Learn on a fixed schedule, roughly eight hours a day, Monday to Friday, in as little as 15 weeks.
Part-Time: Learn on your own schedule over 40 weeks.
So, you can select which pace fits your learning style + schedule.
Bonus: Students gain real-world experience through hands-on projects that can help build their professional portfolios.
Flatiron also offers graduates up to 180 days of one-on-one career coaching to help students succeed during their job search. Career coaches review resumes, help build a student’s online presence, and can even help practice interviewing techniques. Students can take advantage of Flatiron’s employer network for active career opportunities as soon as they graduate.
How to apply:
Interested? Prospective students can chat with admissions virtually to see if Flatiron might be a good fit, then complete an online application followed by an admissions interview + assessment. Pro tip: Enrollment is open year-round, so you can apply anytime.
Movies by the Moonlight | Tues., Aug. 2 | 7 p.m. | Travis Park | Free | Bring the family + furry friends to watch Marvel’s “Black Widow.” 🎬
Techie Fest | Weds., Aug. 3 | 1-4 p.m. | Bexar BiblioTech West, 2003 S. Zarzamora St. | Free | Enjoy a fun-filled day of photo ops, games, popsicles, and stories. 🕹️
1st Thursday Pop-Up Market | Thurs., Aug. 4 | 6-10 p.m. | Deco Pizzeria, 1815 Fredericksburg Rd. | Free entry | SATX shoppers can enjoy some of San Antonio’s best pop-up vendors, delicious eats + beer and wine from the outdoor bar. 🛍️
The Super Duper Art Show | Fri., Aug. 5 | 7-10 p.m. | Creative Eye, 1420 S. Alamo St. | Free entry | Explore First Friday at Brick + experience this colorful exhibition. 🎨
Jungle Boogie Nights | Sat., Aug. 6 | 9 a.m.-9 p.m. | San Antonio Zoo | $17+ | It’s time to say “Bye Bye Bye” to Jungle Boogie Nights with Boy Band Night wrapping up this summer series. 🎤
Back to School Party | Sun., Aug. 7 | 5 p.m. | Brooster’s Backyard Icehouse | Free | Celebrate the start of a new school year with Disney’s “Mickey + Minnie.” ✏️
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New coffee shop, Black Rock Coffee, will celebrate its grand opening with free javaFri., Aug. 5 from 5 a.m.-9 p.m. The Portland-based coffee chain will be located at 11701 Blanco Rd — near the Phil Hardberger Park area. ☕ (MySA)
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The COVID Impact Grants application is now open for San Antonio small businesses. The program, funded by the City of San Antonio and administered by LiftFund, has dedicated $17 million in funding with grants up to $35,000. The deadline to submit applications is on Mon., Aug. 22 at 5 p.m. 💵
San Antonio Parks and Recreation shared a list of new workout classes for August. Fitness in the Park is a free initiative for San Antonio residents to get out and get their bodies moving. This month’s classes feature bike boot camp, core training + mobile fitness opportunities. 👟
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Editor’s Pick:SATX pizza lovers this is your sign to head to il Forno at 122 Nogalitos St. They were recently ranked No. 32 as one of the best 50 pizzas in the nation. I went over the weekend and I can’t express how phenomenal the food + service was. Pictured here is the Parma and Margarita pizza with pepperoni, basil, and garlic sauce. 🍕
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