Celebrated British writer Roald Dahl said, “If you are going to get anywhere in life you have to read a lot of books.” Springboard’s overarching goal is to empower people to keep learning and developing their professional skills. We recently asked some of the experts speaking at Springboard Rise, our first data science and UX […]

You’ve developed the requisite skills, put them on display in a top-notch portfolio and resume, built a network of peers and mentors, and landed an interview for a dream job in data science. And your work is just beginning; it’s time for interview prep! This is crucial—and we aren’t just referring to preparation for the technical […]

This article was written by Miranda Marquit, Student Loan Hero Are you putting your dreams on hold because of your student loan debt? In 2015, Student Loan Hero’s Student Loan Burden Report found that many grads put off life milestones because of debt. You might be done with your undergrad and looking to further your […]

In the last ten years, technology has changed the way we work and communicate with others — and it’s also changed how we interact in the classroom. In fact, some educators argue that technology can improve the classroom by eliminating the need for a physical one, and allow students to learn remotely, from wherever they do […]

Learning to code isn’t easy — ask someone who learned in just six months. Sebastian Belmar is a Chilean native who formerly worked as a consultant for renewable energy companies, until a startup weekend inspired him to make a career change. One year and a boot camp later, Sebastian is a full-stack developer for a curriculum […]

If you’re looking for work as a game developer, it’s better to show employers what you can do rather than just tell them. Your background, degree and resume matter — but with a portfolio, you can show your programming skills, your ability to think through problems, and your communication style. It’s a chance to really […]

Quora is a great place to learn about the things you’re interested in — but it’s also a great place to scope out career paths you’re considering and hear from industry leaders themselves about their experiences. If you’re interested in learning more about Silicon Valley or starting your own business, follow these founders, marketers and investors to their […]

If you’re preparing to take your first MOOC, you should know what you’re up against. Taking classes online is great — but the biggest problem is the number of students who trail off and don’t keep up with the material or complete the course. Make things easier on yourself by knowing how to take better notes. Of […]