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Blog Category: Alumni

Despite the Odds, the Cybersecurity Boot Camp Experience Helped Harinder Bhathal Get a New Job During COVID-19

After nine years of working in IT, Harinder Bhathal was ready for a new challenge. He didn’t want to fully part with technology, just change directions, and pinpointed cybersecurity as his next move. “In cybersecurity, you’re always learning,” he said. “I really liked that.”  Landing a cybersecurity job without direct experience would require dedication — but that…

How One Developer’s Love for the City of Toronto Fueled His Success Through Boot Camp and Beyond

In 2011, Shahmeer Amjad immigrated from Pakistan to Toronto. Less than 10 years later, he attended University of Toronto SCS Data Analytics Boot Camp, building a portfolio of data-driven projects that captured the city’s unique themes, from its restaurant scene to its real estate landscape. Shahmeer graduated from college with a bachelor’s degree in commerce and a background…

5 Things the Online Boot Camp Taught Paskwa Mutunga About Reaching Her Goals

Paskwa Mutunga launched her career in technology infrastructure and operations, performing systems management and administration. She enjoyed implementing the infrastructure for various organizations, but found her fascination with the actual software continuing to grow. Paskwa was drawn to the creativity and possibilities of software development — and in short, she felt she was missing out on…