What do archeology and software development have in common? Perhaps not a lot, but that didn’t stop archaeologist Benedict from making the leap from a career studying the past to a career of the future. With an inconsistent job market for archeologists, he found himself looking to make a change. He decided to pursue computer programming, a career with more than enough job openings in the UK. Doubling up to take The Iron Yard’s full-time Front-End Engineering course and the part-time Back-End Engineering course, Benedict completed the 12-week program and was offered a job with Vocal Planet a few days before graduation.
We recently sat down for a chat with Benedict to learn more about his journey to becoming a programmer. Read More