Coding Dojo Partners with REI Co-op to Increase Opportunities for Diversity in Data Science | State

BELLEVUE, Lavis., January 11, 2022 / PRNewswire / – Coding dojo, a global education technology company, today announced that an outdoor specialty retailer REI Cooperative sponsor two data science scholarships to increase diversity opportunities in the data science industry. Coding Dojo and REI will identify two students from under-represented data science groups to complete Coding Dojo’s new expanded curriculum. Part-time online data science bootcamp, helping to offer more economic opportunities to various professionals.

The newly expanded program is designed for professionals looking to change careers, providing flexibility based on students’ desired learning outcomes and their future career aspirations. During the first 12 weeks of the bootcamp, students will learn in depth the fundamentals of data science and machine learning in Python to prepare them for careers in data analytics. In the new four-week data enrichment track, students will learn more about data pipelines including SQL, how to extract, transform and load data, statistics for model selection, A / B testing and a group project to help them prepare for careers in data science.

During the last four weeks, the two students sponsored by REI will be assigned a mentor and have a guaranteed interview with the organization after graduation. All students in this cohort, sponsored or not, will graduate knowing how to work within a portfolio of projects at REI, a skill set applicable to any business.

“Data science is one of the fastest growing industries, but the diversity in the field is not keeping pace,” said Richard wang, CEO of Coding Dojo. “Diversity is not just a buzzword, it is a critical part of the success of any business, in any field. We hope this scholarship opportunity serves as a springboard for how employers and Educational institutions can work together to create innovative new training programs that solve recruiting needs while increasing equity in the workforce.

Registration is Open for the first cohort starting on January 24, 2022. Tuition fees range from $ 8,995 for the 12 week program at $ 10,995 for the 16 week program with funding options available to qualified applicants. The tuition also includes Coding Dojo’s cutting edge career services including: 1: 1 coaching, resume and portfolio preparation, mock interviews and workshops to help graduates land new jobs. in data science.

Interested parties must first apply for the Coding Dojo Data Science program then the REI sponsorship application form will be sent to them by email.

About the REI cooperative

REI is an outdoor specialty retailer, headquartered near Seattle. The largest consumer cooperative in the country, REI is a growing community of over 20 million members who expect and love the best quality gear, inspiring expert lessons and trips, and exceptional customer service. REI has 174 locations in 41 states and the District of Colombia. If you can’t visit a store, you can shop at REI.com, REI Outlet or the REI purchase app. REI is not just a question of equipment. Adventurers can take the trip of a lifetime with REI’s active adventure travel company which manages over 100 routes across the country. In many communities where REI has a presence, professionally trained instructors share their expertise by delivering beginner to advanced courses and workshops on a wide range of activities. To build on the infrastructure that makes living outdoors possible, REI invests millions each year in hundreds of local and national nonprofits that create access and manage the outdoor spaces that inspire us all.

About the coding dojo

Coding Dojo is a leading educational technology company offering a full three-stack computer programming bootcamp, as well as courses in data science, cybersecurity, and other emerging technologies. The innovative curriculum and learning management system are designed to train students to become self-employed developers, regardless of their technical background. Coding Dojo has campuses in several US cities, as well as online programs. Learn more about www.codingdojo.com.

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