Friday Q&A: What companies does The Iron Yard work with?

In this week’s installment of Friday Q&A, we’ll answer a question we get on all of our campuses – what companies do you work with?

The short answer to that question is that we work with dozens of companies around the country through our Corporate Training programs, as part of our local Advisory Boards and as hiring partners. Some of the companies we’ve worked with include IBM Design, Microsoft, GitHub, Amazon and AT&T, just to name a few.

But taking a step back, it’s important to look beyond who we work with, to the why and how we work with different companies.

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Why MOBI hires from The Iron Yard

The importance of our local advisory boards can’t be overstated. The companies we work with in each of our campus markets provide invaluable support to our students and graduates, insights on local hiring needs and feedback on our course offerings.

In Indianapolis, we have had the privilege of working with MOBI, a mobility management platform, since we first opened our doors in the Hoosier state. Course Report recently checked in with Eric Sendelbach, MOBI’s Chief Technology Officer, to talk about his role as CTO, his experience hiring Iron Grads and advice for other employers who are considering hiring bootcamp graduates.

Below is an excerpt from his interview:

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A chat with code school Advisory Board member Jesse Curry

Jesse Curry is the Director of Development for Haneke Design in Tampa Bay, FL. He’s also one of our most engaged code school Advisory Board members and hiring partners. Four of our alumni are currently employed with Haneke Design, which is a small, privately-owned shop that focuses on mobile and web app design and development.

We recently touched base with Jesse to learn more about his story and why he hires Iron Yard grads.  Read More