Posts Categorized: Happy Alumni

Alumni Spotlight: Where Are They Now?

At Bloc, we are dedicated to helping aspiring developers and designers achieve their professional goals. Whether you’re a current teacher looking to become a UX Designer, or a product manager interested in learning more to progress your career, our mission is to help you succeed and provide you a supportive learning community. We’re thrilled to… Read more »

Bloc’s CEO and Alumni Give a Live Q&A

One of the Bloc values is “Rely on data and feedback.” We believe that this should not only apply to how we operate internally at Bloc, but also to prospective students. In that vein, we consistently get questions from people interested in changing their careers and becoming developers and designers. Our CEO, Clint Schmidt, hosted… Read more »

Bloc Student Spotlight: From stay-at-home mom to Jr. Software Engineer at Orca Health

Emiko is a current Bloc student and Girl Develop It Scholarship winner. She recently landed a job as a Jr. Software Engineer at Orca Health. Previous to Bloc, Emiko was a stay-at-home mom. We asked her a few questions about her Bloc experience. Bloc: What were you doing before Bloc? Emiko: I was a stay-at-home mom, trying… Read more »

July Career Digest: Bloc Grads on the Move

Every week, new Bloc students and graduates are landing jobs as developers and designers. Below are 9 of 15 graduates we celebrated with in July – all the way from iOS graduate Dan landing an internship at Instacart to web dev graduate Caroline moving from a sales role into a developer role. Scroll down for… Read more »

Bloc Reviews: What is it Like Attending Bloc?

by Prachi Singh, Alumni Relations @ Bloc One of my favorite alums, Brian Douglas, recently told me that by blogging prolifically about his Bloc journey, he constantly gets emails from students asking him about his experience. They ask him questions like: Would you recommend I take Bloc?  How does’s mentor-lead online approach compare to… Read more »