Did you know? Employment in the tech industry is expected to grow ~13%over the next decade — adding 660,000+ jobs to the US labor force. Enter:Flatiron School, designed to help prospective students prepare for careers in tech (like software engineer or cybersecurity analyst).
Whether you’re a new student just starting out or want to revamp your resume to get a boost in your career, Flatiron School offers multiple (and affordable) options to fit everyone’s unique lifestyle. Read: You or your adult kids could learn the skills needed for a high-paying tech job at significantly less cost than a traditional college tuition.
Bootcamp curriculums are up to date with current industry trends, so students gain knowledge + experience they can use in the real world. | Photo provided by Flatiron School
How it works:
Students can choose between full-time or part-time courses that will help build skills necessary for a new job in tech. While both options are available online, Flatiron also has Denver, CO + New York City campuses for in-person courses.
To see if Flatiron is a good fit, prospective students can chat with admissions virtually. | Photo provided by Flatiron School
Flatiron School offers bootcamps in software engineering, data science, product design, and cybersecurity engineering in two formats:
Full-Time: Learn on a fixed schedule, roughly eight hours a day, Monday to Friday, in as little as 15 weeks.
Part-Time: Learn on your own schedule over 40 weeks.
So, you can select which pace fits your learning style + schedule.
Bonus: Students gain real-world experience through hands-on projects that can help build their professional portfolios.
Flatiron also offers graduates up to 180 days of one-on-one career coaching to help students succeed during their job search. Career coaches review resumes, help build a student’s online presence, and can even help practice interviewing techniques. Students can take advantage of Flatiron’s employer network for active career opportunities as soon as they graduate.
How to apply:
Interested? Prospective students can chat with admissions virtually to see if Flatiron might be a good fit, then complete an online application followed by an admissions interview + assessment. Pro tip: Enrollment is open year-round, so you can apply anytime.
Oliver Tree | Thurs., Aug. 4 | 5 p.m. | Petco Park | $50 | The pop artist kicks off his tour in San Diego. 🔉
Parks after Dark | Thursdays, Fridays + Saturdays through Aug. 27 | 6-9 p.m. | City Heights Rec Center, Linda Vista Rec Center, Skyline Hills Rec Center | Free | Enjoy free family fun including music, movies, fitness + cooking classes. 🌝
We have amonthly guide filled with events + activities you can plan for in advance. Click the button below to bookmark ideas for upcoming date nights, family outings, and time with friends.
Woah, that’s some big surf. The National Weather Service in San Diego has issued a beach hazards statement for local coastal areas through tomorrow afternoon due to elevated surf between 4 to 6-ft, with sets up to 7-ft. This could cause strong rip + longshore currents, and dangerous swimming conditions. 🌊 (National Weather Service)
Sunrise + Sunset
Rise: 6:03 a.m.
Set: 7:46 p.m.
Low: 6:49 a.m. + 7:06 p.m.
High: 12:03 a.m. + 1:24 p.m.
If you think you’re hearing “booms” this week in San Diego County — it’s because you are. US Marine Corps Base Camp Pendleton north of Oceanside says crews will “train with high explosives” through Sun., Aug. 7, during “24/7 field artillery exercises” — and noise may travel up to 50 miles. 💥 (NBC 7)
An investor purchased a 35,000-sqft plot of land in Barrio Logan for $5 million that will be used to build ~70multi-family apartment units, with a workspace on the ground floor. The development site is at 1741 Newton Ave., near Chicano Park. 🏗️ (Times of San Diego)
San Diego County has launched a text message alert system that gives locals real-time info about monkeypox in the region. To receive the notifications, text COSD MONKEYPOX to 468-311. 📱
$5.568. That’s the average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in San Diego County as of this past Monday — a drop for the 47th consecutive day since rising to a record of $6.373 on June 15. This is the lowest local pricesinceMarch 8. ⛽ (KPBS)
The San Diego Padres have extended pitcher “No-No” Joe Musgrove on a $100 million deal. The El Cajon native — who famously threw the first no-hitter in the franchise’s history in 2021 — has been a standout this season + the deal will keep him with the Padres for the next five years. ⚾ (Bleacher Nation)
The San Diego Wave FC made history at their away match over the weekend, beating the Chicago Red Stars 1-0. Jaedyn Shaw — who’s
17 years old + signed with the Wave just two weeks ago — scored the
game-winning goal, becoming the youngest player to score on a NWSL debut. ⚽
New to the local housing market: A $45 millionLa Jolla listing known as the “Oasis on the Beach.” The 6,834-sqftoceanfront home on Camino De La Costa features 7 BD, 8 BA, a zero-edge pool + two private beach entrances — including a stairway to Windansea Beach. Dang. 🏠 (LaJolla.com)
Mission Trails Regional Park is participating in the International Monarch Monitoring Blitz through Sun., Aug. 7, by examining its milkweed plants for monarch eggs, caterpillars, chrysalises + butterflies. On July 21, the International Union for Conservation of Nature declared the monarch butterfly endangered, so this blitz is critical. 🦋
Spring Valley native Chief Petty Officer Elliott Fabrizio — a mass communications specialist for the US Navy — was awarded the Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal last week. The honor is given to service members who perform community service, and the 2004 Steel Canyon High School graduate has done that in Boston. 👏 (East County Magazine)
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Billed as “one of the nation’s most extensive collections of genuine Latin American folk art,” the shopping event will feature more than a dozen artisans from all over the world showcasing their handmade goodies — from embroidered clothing and jewelry, to ceramics, clay pottery + collectibles. A Latin American folk band, dancers, and mariachis will provide the lively entertainment, while some artists will conduct live demos (think woodcarving, painting, weaving). 🎺
Did you know? Mata Ortiz pottery is a centuries-old art form featuring geometric symbols. During the fest, potters will showcase the intricacies of their pieces.
Editor’s pick:Hello, San Diego. To me, summer evenings are the max — especially when they’re spent at the beach enjoying the water + sunset.
La Jolla Shores treated my family (and lots of fellow San Diegans) to a spectacular orange-hued show over the weekend that emanated just the kind of good vibes I want to carry with me through the week. You win again, Mother Nature. 🌅
Missed yesterday’s newsletter?175+ fun ways to enjoy life in San Diego this month.
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