Meet Bonnie Sweet, a graduate of Springboard’s UI/UX Design Career Track and a participant in our Industry Design Project.  This project is a cornerstone of Springboard’s UX design programs and provides a hybrid learning and hands-on work experience as a team. During this learning stage, students are matched with a company to complete a 40-hour […]

User engagement is the ultimate goal of user experience design and is crucial for business success. App developers want users to click, type, swipe, play, buy, and so on. When it comes to a digitally native company, the business’s survival depends on this engagement. Getting users to engage requires content and functionality that provides value […]

When you think of hacking, you probably think of someone illegally breaching an organization’s network to steal sensitive data or install ransomware. But not all types of hacking are criminal or even harmful. Ethical hacking uses many of the same tactics that criminal hackers use to break into systems and networks, but where regular hackers […]

If you wanted to sum up racial bias in AI algorithms in one iconic moment, just take a few seconds of footage from the Netflix documentary Coded Bias. Minutes into the film, MIT researcher Joy Buolamwini discovers that the facial recognition software she installed on her computer wouldn’t recognize her dark-skinned face until she put […]

Machine learning engineering is an increasingly in-demand profession—as a growing number of companies look to ML algorithms and artificial intelligence to streamline and improve their businesses, more and more opportunities have opened up to those with backgrounds in machine learning, natural language processing, and data science. But it’s also a highly competitive profession. Most machine […]

Meet Rahul Sagrolikar, a Data Science Lead at Amazon and mentor for the Springboard Data Science Career Track. As someone who helps students from non-technical backgrounds prepare for careers in data science, Rahul Sagrolikar is somewhat of a career switcher himself. After pursuing an undergraduate degree in mechanical engineering, Sagrolikar went back to school for […]

Data engineering is one of the hottest career tracks out there. According to Interview Query’s 2021 Data Science Interview Report, data engineering interviews increased by 40%‌ in 2020. A data engineer’s job is to make raw data accessible to other professionals working with data by cleaning and transforming data as needed. They do so through […]

Python programmers and developers are in high and growing demand. If you have the right skills, you can land a job in this exciting profession in 2021.  Python is used in many different programming scenarios, from games to web applications. It’s used by some of the biggest companies in the world, including Netflix, PayPal, and […]