Apprenticeship Community

Events

March Reading Club Roundtable

March 23, 2016 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Books are a great way to level up your skills; so let’s get together and talk about the books we’re reading, share insights that we’ve gleaned, and maybe pick up a new read! This is a text chat in the #_community-events channel.

April Freelancer Roundtable - Time Management

April 13, 2016 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Freelancing provides an opportunity to explore new skills while picking up some extra cash. This month we’ll discuss how to manage your time while freelancing; balancing customer development with delivery; and having a life.

April Reading Club Roundtable

April 27, 2016 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Books are a great way to level up your skills; so let’s get together and talk about the books we’re reading, share insights that we’ve gleaned, and maybe pick up a new read! This is a text chat in the #_community-events channel.

May Freelancer Roundtable - Bidding a Project

May 11, 2016 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Freelancing provides an opportunity to explore new skills or improve existing ones in a new context while picking up some extra cash. This month we’ll discuss how to bid a project; covering gathering information on the project, pricing, building a formal statement of work, and presenting your bid to clients.

May Reading Club Roundtable

May 25, 2016 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Books are a great way to level up your skills; so let’s get together and talk about the books we’re reading, share insights that we’ve gleaned, and maybe pick up a new read! This is a text chat in the #_community-events channel.

February Reading Club Roundtable

February 17, 2016 6:00PM PST to 7:00PM PST Add To Calendar

Books are a great way to level up your skills; so let’s get together and talk about the books we’re reading, share insights that we’ve gleaned, and maybe pick up a new read! This is a text chat in the #_community-events channel.

Let's Code Node: Session 2

November 20, 2015 1:00PM PST to 5:00PM PST Add To Calendar

For our next Mob Programming adventure, we’re going to try and work through adding user registration and log in to an express.js app!

Let's Code Node: Session 3

November 27, 2015 1:00PM PST to 5:00PM PST Add To Calendar

For our next Mob Programming adventure, we’re going to try and work through adding payment processing to an express.js app!

Distributed Mob Programming - Introduction

November 6, 2015 3:00PM PST to 5:00PM PST Add To Calendar

We’re hosting a distributed mob programming session! We’ll be using VNC for screen and keyboard/mouse sharing; and may try streaming the session on Twitch. If you’d like to participate; make sure you’ve joined the community.

Slack chat - Tech hiring

September 1, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

We’ll be discussing how to improve tech hiring in this week’s community Slack conversation.

Slack chat - Jobseeker do's and don'ts

August 25, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

We’ll be discussing jobseeker do’s and don’ts in the next community Slack conversation.

Apprenticeship Roundtable

August 18, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

This week, we’re inviting community members with experience with running apprenticeship programs to talk about it and answer questions from those who are curious.

Slack chat - Learning new programming languages

July 28, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

We’ll be talking about learning new programming languages in this week’s community Slack discussion.

Ask-Me-Anything with Pat Maddox

July 21, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

This week, Pat Maddox will be our featured AMA guest. The main topic will be, “How junior Rails developers can drop ‘junior’ from the job title and start seeing fatter paychecks.”

Slack chat - Improving as a mentor

July 14, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

We’ll be talking about improving as a mentor in this week’s community Slack conversation.

Ask-Me-Anything with Rebecca Miller-Webster

July 7, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Our next Ask-Me-Anything guest is Rebecca Miller-Webster.

Slack chat - Conference speaking

June 30, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

We’re changing up our format. Instead of doing Twitter chats every other week, we’ll be hosting themed discussions among members in our #_community-events Slack channel.

Ask-Me-Anything about programming on a political campaign

June 23, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

This AMA was a treat: Aki Braun and Blithe Rocher answered questions about working as programmers for political campaigns to kick off the American election season.

Apprenticeship Twitter chat - Changing careers

June 16, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Our next Twitter chat will address the topic of “changing careers.”

Ask-Me-Anything with Tiffany Mikell

June 9, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Tiffany Mikell spoke with the community about remote work and learning, and being a self-taught developer.

Apprenticeship Twitter chat - The value of a college degree

June 2, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Members discussed the value of a college degree, especially for programming jobs. Here’s the Storify of the chat.

Ask-Me-Anything with Alex Harms

May 26, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Alex Harms had some real talk with the community about vulnerability, making time for what’s important and recovering from a blow to one’s confidence.

Apprenticeship Twitter Chat - Getting from self taught to employed

May 19, 2015 7:00PM PDT to 8:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Community members talked about the challenges self-taught workers face, as well as finding mentors and learning new skills during our Twitter chat on getting from self-taught to employed.

Ask-Me-Anything with Lynn Cyrin

May 12, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Lynn Cyrin answered questions about the social network she’s building, and how she stays motivated in social justice work.

Ask-Me-Anything with Kronda Adair

April 28, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Kronda Adair spoke to the Apprenticeship Community about managing clients and running her business effectively.

Apprenticeship Twitter Chat - Remote Work

May 5, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Community members shared the pros and cons of working remotely in this Twitter chat. Here’s the Storify of the conversation.

Ask-Me-Anything with Lanette Creamer

April 21, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Lanette Creamer shared her extensive passion and experience with software testing during her AMA with the Apprenticeship Community.

Apprenticeship Twitter Chat - What Makes Someone a Senior Contributor?

April 14, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

We had lots of chatter about senior contributors. Here’s our Storify of the tweets.

Ask-Me-Anything with Doc

April 7, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Michael (Doc) Norton spoke with the Apprenticeship Community about workplace culture for the engineering teams at Groupon, as well as hiring and retaining employees.

Apprenticeship Twitter Chat - Empathy

March 31, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

We had a great Twitter chat about empathy. Thanks to community member @GeekOnCoffee for the topic suggestion. Here’s the Storify of the chat.

Ask-Me-Anything With Coraline Ada Ehmke

March 24, 2015 6:00PM PDT to 7:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Coraline Ada Ehmke is a speaker, author, teacher, open source advocate, and technologist with 20 years of experience in developing apps for the web. As a founding member of LGBTech, CultureOffset.org and and contributor-covenant.org, she works diligently to promote diversity and inclusivity in the tech industry. Her current interests include refactoring, code analytics, and artificial intelligence.

Apprenticeship Twitter Chat - Effective Mentorship

March 17, 2015 7:00PM PDT to 8:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Our second #Apprenticeship Twitter chat featured “effective mentorship.” We’ve Storified the conversation.

Ask-Me-Anything with Sarah Mei

March 10, 2015 5:00PM PDT to 6:00PM PDT Add To Calendar

Sarah Mei took more than an hour of her time to answer questions from the Apprenticeship Community in our Slack channel.

Apprenticeship Twitter Chat - Barriers to Professional Growth

March 3, 2015 6:00PM PST to 7:00PM PST Add To Calendar

We had a lovely twitter chat with some community members! We’ve Storified the notes