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.
Flatiron can help you become a data scientist, software or cybersecurity engineer, or UX/UI product designer in as little as 15 weeks. | 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.
Introduction to Racial Justice | Tues., Aug. 2 | 6-7:30 p.m. | The Chattery | Donation | In this four-week series, learn the processes that can equip you for a lifelong commitment to identifying, examining + disrupting racism in our lives.
Home Canning 101 | Tues., Aug. 2 | 6-8 p.m. | UT Extension, 6183 Adamson Cir. | $20 | Beginner + experienced home food preservers can benefit from this overview of safe canning methods. 🥫
1 Million Cups: National Dog Month | Wed., Aug. 3 | 9-10 a.m. | James R. Mapp Building at UTC, 410 E. 8th St. + virtual | Free | Hear from business owners Jamie Shaw with Southern Mutt Training & Behavior Consult + Damon McCook with Good Citizen K9. 🐶
The Arcadian Wild | Wed., Aug. 3 | 7 p.m. | Songbirds | $15 | Enjoy a seated show listening to the band’s blend of contemporary acoustic tunes with progressive folk and bluegrass.
Workout on Wheels | Thurs., Aug. 4 | 5:30-7:30 p.m. | Inversions Circus Arts & Performance Center, 2315 Cannon Ave. | $20 | Sweat and smile while having fun on skates — costumes for this class are encouraged. 🛼
Chattanooga Oktoberfest | Sat., Oct. 8-Sun., Oct. 9 | 10 a.m.-8 p.m. | 1826 Reggie White Blvd. | Free | Noogans are invited to the region’s best family-friendly Oktoberfest celebration, ft. the sights, smells, and sounds of German traditions with Chattanooga flair. 🍻 *
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United Way of Greater Chattanooga’s positive impact has been felt in our city over the past 100 years. | Photo provided by United Way of Chattanooga
There’s still time for Chattanoogans to help spread United Way of Greater Chattanooga’s positive impact by completing a simple act of service to show kindness now through Fri., Sept. 16.
Then, United Way of Greater Chattanooga will host Impact Days, a two-day volunteer event (Fri., Sept. 16 and Sat., Sept. 17) to celebrate the 100 days of service with even more opportunities to improve our community.
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(Park)ing Day — an internationally celebrated event wherein street parking spaces are temporarily converted to places for tiny parks, play, and activism — is returning to the Scenic City. (Park)ing Day will take place locally on Fri., Sept. 16. Stay tuned for more info.
The Green Bean Coffee Co. is now officially open in The Camp House. Pick up a drink + enjoy the coffee shop’s new space at 806 E. 12th St. ☕
Reminder: this Thurs., Aug. 4 is Election Day for the State and Federal Primary + State and County General Election. Find information on your polling location, take a look at a sample ballot catered to you, and more here. 🗳️
Beginning at 9 a.m. today and lasting through the month, I-75 (from mile marker 7 to mile marker 10) will be reduced to two lanes in each direction. During the closure, repairs will be made to the concrete roadway approaching the bridge over Friar Branch and Norfolk Southern railroad + diamond grinding will take place.
Lula Lake Land Trust announced that its Hike Bike Brew beer festival will return this fall with Brewtoberfest. The festival will take place on Sat., Oct. 22 to raise funds and awareness for conservation initiatives + trail-building with axe throwing, live music, hiking, biking, and a whole lot of brewing. 🍺
This Sat., Aug. 6 marks the final weekend for Music & Movies in Miller Park. The free downtown event will feature live music beginning at 6 p.m., food trucks, games, and a screening of “Sonic the Hedgehog” at dusk.
Interested in being a Chattanooga Roller Derby member? The team will host a meet + greet on Thurs., Aug. 11 at the Orange Grover Center (615 Derby St.) where you can meet the team and get the need-to-know information about getting involved. 🛼
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The mural was designed by Bate and students at Hardy Elementary School with funding from Bloomberg Philanthropies’ Asphalt Art Initiative, which helps cities “use art and community engagement to improve street safety + revitalize public space.”
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Want to add a little sunshine to your day? You can see the block-long mural on the corner of Crutchfield and Glass Streets.
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