Start a Career As a Software Developer
There are no formal educational requirements to join our training, and we welcome participants from all backgrounds. The different prior experiences that our trainees have bring new ways of thinking to the class, and helps develop a more diverse industy.
What we require in a student is a logical mind, a passion for learning, and lots of curiosity and determination. The course is not designed to be easy - it is designed to prepare you to start a new career.
If you are interested in joining a class, then be prepared to convince us that you have the passion and drive to succeed. You may like to look at Learning To Code with Audible Programming and Learning Ruby the Hard Way.
"I was never any good at math and have always been a caregiver, so I assumed I wouldn't be able to be a programmer. I only joined the class to support my daughter, but then I got hooked!" - Heather, Software Consultant at Mined Minds
We'll be starting a new course in BECKLEY WV soon! Find out more here, and join us for an informational session and live music on Friday, March 3rd.
Friday March 3rd, at 1pm and 6pm.
The Hive, 282 Minnesota Ave, Beckley, WV
There will be opportuities in other locations soon! Please contact us to express your interest, detailing why you are interested and where you are located.
"I didn't realise my experience as a coal miner would help me with code, but it does. It's all about solving problems and working as a team - everything I was doing underground, but now in the warm and in a career that will last." - Marv, Software Consultant at Mined Minds
Mined Minds Foundation is a 501(c)(3) non-profit, bringing software development education, training, and job placement services to coal towns of Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Please consider supporting our work so that we can bring new career opportunities to more people in need.