Announcing the First-Ever Recipient of the bigLOVISA Scholarship at the Intersection of Environmentalism and Tech
In May of 2022, we announced a new scholarship at Turing: the bigLOVISA scholarship. Established in honor of Turing alumna Lovisa Svallingson after her tragic and unexpected passing in 2021, the bigLOVISA scholarship is awarded each February 20—Lovisa’s birthday— to an incoming Turing student who is equally passionate
Why We Just Increased Turing’s Scholarships by 400%
One of our primary goals at the Turing School is to contribute to the creation of a more equitable tech industry. We want to see more diversity and inclusion in tech and fewer of the biases that have shaped the industry so far. To achieve that dream, we need to
Say ‘Hello Turing World,’ Our Community Podcast is Back!
There are a lot of new things happening at Turing these days (hello, Launch Program!), but amid all the hustle and bustle you might have noticed that the Hello Turing World podcast is back after a two-year hiatus. Originally a student-led initiative, Hello Turing World was revived in August by
Q3 2022 Jobs and Hiring Report
In Q2 of 2022, it looked like certain programmer hiring trends and workplace shifts that started during the pandemic really started to gel as the tech industry’s “new normal.” Q3 saw further evidence of the push for long-term hybrid and remote developer roles, which are firmly here to stay.
Where the Jobs Are
This is the long-overdue Part 2 in our series about the new Launch program – a 10-month training program built from the ground-up to help young people break into the software development industry. Learn more and sign up for updates here. One of the biggest flaws with American higher education it
Turing’s Demo Comp Is a Glimpse at a More Diverse, Accessible Tech Industry
A key part of the Turing experience, as many current students and alumni know, is Demo Comp. Once a term, programming students have a chance to experience the kind of sprints that will punctuate their coding careers. The two-week projects are a chance for students to demonstrate their mastery of
How Can We Make Tech More Accessible for Latino and Hispanic Professionals?
Hispanic and Latino scientists have made huge contributions to medicine, physics, botany, microbiology, space exploration and beyond. Today, high-profile STEM professionals like Laura I. Gomez, Scarlin Hernandez and Stephanie Castillo inspire new generations of Hispanic, Latino and Chicano students to pursue careers in computer programming, software development and engineering. Each
Q2 2022 Jobs and Hiring Report
Data points and community updates from Turing School around student outcomes. In this perpetual late-Covid era, the trends are crystallizing around increasing remote jobs and climbing starting salaries for software developers. Our 2022 Q2 jobs and hiring report saw these same spikes. That’s great news for our grads—and