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Biomechanical Engineer to Data Science Alum

Students
Jan. 12 2021
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Posted by
Nour Abi-Nakhoul

Former biomechanical engineer, consulting entrepreneur, parent to a young child, and Python whiz; meet Carly Fennell, data science bootcamp alumni.

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How to Get Involved With Calgary’s Tech Scene

Students
Dec. 23 2020
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Posted by
Kat Connolly

Whether you’re new in town or new to your career as a developer, it can be intimidating to jump into a new community. I’ve put together some great advice on breaking into Calgary’s tech community.

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What is JavaScript Used For?

Students
Dec. 03 2020
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Posted by
Rachel Meltzer

JavaScript is the internet's most widely used programming language, and has a range of applications. Here are a few examples of what it can do.

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Best Tech Companies in Vancouver to Work for in 2021

Students
Nov. 25 2020
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Daisy Robinson

Vancouver is bustling with exciting tech companies. Here’s a list of some that you should look out for during your career search in 2021.

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From Research Assistant to Developer, OWN Tech Student Success Story

Students
Nov. 20 2020
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Posted by
Sophie Theoret

Our impact initiatives are meant to give back to the community, and help students overcome barriers. Here’s the success story of one bootcamp graduate.

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Announcing Our 15 Days of Lighthouse Contest

Students
Nov. 18 2020
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Lighthouse labs

For the fifteen days leading up to Demo Day, Lighthouse Labs is giving back to the community by providing a set of lucky winners with some new WFH gear.

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6 Apps Built Using Data Science and Machine Learning

Students
Nov. 05 2020
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Posted by
Eugene Choi

As our graduates have different backgrounds and personal interests, there were a variety of data science & machine learning topics—from sports to gaming to public interest.

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Thrift Shop Employee To Full-Stack Web Developer, With Help From A Scholarship

Students
Nov. 04 2020
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Posted by
Sophie Theoret

Having worked mostly minimum wage thrift shop jobs in the past Quinn decided it was time to do a career change that gives meaningful challenges to overcome.

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Average Salaries For Software Developers in Vancouver

Students
Nov. 03 2020
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Lighthouse Labs

Vancouver is one of Canada's top markets for software developers, in terms of opportunity and compensation. This is what an average developer makes in B.C.'s largest city.

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Data Science Bootcamp Mentor Feature: Kenneth Foo

Students
Oct. 28 2020
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Posted by
Justine Pochynok

Kenneth Foo is a full-time senior quantitative engineer at OpalAI. In his spare time, he mentors aspiring data analysts and data scientists at Lighthouse Labs Data Science Bootcamp

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Top Toronto Startups: 15 Companies to Watch in the GTA

Students
Oct. 19 2020
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

Toronto is home to some of Canada's top startups as ranked by growth, best to work for, job opportunities and openings, and more.

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Pivoting Your Resume to Land a Job During COVID

Students
Oct. 07 2020
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Posted by
Justine Pochynok

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New Data Analytics For HR - 101 Course: Make Better Use Of Your Data

Students
Oct. 01 2020
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Posted by
Tim Huebsch

This Data Analytics for HR - 101 will teach you how to collect, clean, analyze, and visualize data in your career as an HR professional

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SCHOLARSHIP SPOTLIGHT: CHARLIE HAYES

Students
Sep. 29 2020
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Posted by
Sophie Theoret

Meet Charlie Hayes, a recent Lighthouse Labs graduate, and one of the first recipients of our COVID-19 Scholarship.

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Lighthouse Labs launches new initiative for newcomer women in IT in Ottawa and Eastern Ontario

Students
Sep. 25 2020
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Lighthouse labs

Funded by the Government of Ontario, the “OWN Tech Initiative” will be used to address labour market access barriers for both newcomer women and the employers who hire them.

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