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We're Breaking Barriers In Tech

Students
Mar. 18 2019
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Posted by
Jenny Scribani

Our new scholarship offers $2000 for LGBTQ+ students.

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The Women of Lighthouse Labs

Students
Mar. 07 2019
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Posted by
Cassie L. Rhéaume

How Lighthouse Labs became a vehicle for promoting talent for women in technology.

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A Local's Guide to the Neighbourhood: Montreal

Students
Dec. 20 2018
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Local tips from our branch staff for the neighbourhood in and around the Lighthouse Labs Montreal campus, whether you're new to town or a local resident.

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How Lighthouse Labs, With The Help Of ISSofBC, Helped This Developer Prepare For His Hack Capital Role

Students
Oct. 29 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

How has Lighthouse Labs bootcamp prepared you for your current position?

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A Developer Explains How The First Nations Technology Council & Lighthouse Labs Helped Open New Career Opportunities

Students
Oct. 22 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

The First Nations Technology Council & Lighthouse Labs helped open doors for Jamal Alawes, now at Coconut Software, in his tech career.

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How A Full-Stack Software Engineer Used Lighthouse Labs & ISSofBC To Jumpstart Her Career In Tech

Students
Oct. 16 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

October 28 is Lighthouse Labs' five-year birthday! To honour this exciting milestone, we're taking a look back at some of the past events and goals we've achieved, our favourite initiatives we've been a part of along the way, and what kind of impact they had after the fact.

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Top 8 Ways To Succeed at the 21-Day Coding Challenge

Students
Sep. 24 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

The 21-Day Coding Challenge is starting Oct. 1. We’ve compiled the top eight ways you can prepare (and succeed!) at the Challenge.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Jackson Cunningham

Students
Aug. 15 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

Taking the Web Development Bootcamp in Vancouver allowed Jackson to make the switch from mortgage broker to web developer. He now works full-time on his own business called Tuft + Paw which sell beautiful, modern cat furniture.

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Lighthouse Labs Bootcamp Students Now Eligible for Alberta Student Aid

Students
Jun. 26 2018
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Posted by
Lauren Girdler

Lighthouse Labs full-time Web Development Bootcamp has been approved by the Alberta government as being eligible for Alberta Student Aid!

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My Lighthouse Labs Project: Alex Hache - Nearhere

Students
Mar. 29 2018
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Posted by
Corey Leung

For his final bootcamp project, Alex worked on a web application called Nearhere, a travel assistant that changes recommendations based on someones lifestyle.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Scott Domes

Students
Jan. 12 2018
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Over a year after Bootcamp, Scott is now a Software Engineer at Indeed and an active part of the coding community.

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One Year After Bootcamp: Erin Luu

Students
Dec. 21 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

The iOS Development Bootcamp in Toronto allowed Erin to transition from being a Web Developer and Graphic Designer to an iOS Developer. Read on to learn more about her experience!

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One Year After Bootcamp: Anthony Morris

Students
Nov. 28 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Anthony Morris transitioned from a career as a Computer Technician to a full fledged Web Developer after Bootcamp. Read more about his journey!

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One Year After Bootcamp: Micah Britton

Students
Nov. 06 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Dissatisfied with his career prospects and growth working in desktop IT support, Micah decided to register for the Lighthouse Labs Web Development Bootcamp and pursue a career as a Web Developer. He is now working at Amazon as a Web Development Engineer, where he is facing new challenges daily and learning constantly. We recently caught up with him to see what the last year has been like since he left Lighthouse Labs.

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The Final Project: Wesley Wong

Students
Oct. 05 2017
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Posted by
Corey Leung

Prior to the Web Development Bootcamp, Wesley Wong studied Nursing at McGill University. This experience inspired him to create Florence as his final project for the program. Florence is an application to help speed up the communication between nurses and clients. Wesley is currently completing his last week as the Lighthouse Labs’ Web Development Intern in Vancouver. To celebrate, we spoke with him about his experience as both an employee and alumni, along with insights into how he created his final project.

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