PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. (July 29, 2019) – Recent graduates of Georgia Tech’s Coding Boot Camp will debut their coding and software skills in a demo day at Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners, a 5G enabled autonomous vehicle and smart city living laboratory in the northern Atlanta suburb.
Georgia Tech Professional Education is co-hosting the event, scheduled for Wednesday, July 24, at 5 p.m. EST.
Peachtree Corners’ Demo Day will give participants the opportunity to showcase their skills for industry professionals, company partners and recruiters interested in hiring skilled graduates.
As technology continues to impact how businesses operate and engage with consumers, there is tremendous demand for coding skills both for people changing careers and those who want to move up in their current job.
“With more than 6,000 IT job openings in Georgia, companies are looking for the best and brightest talent to develop and execute their IT strategies,” said Brian Johnson, city manager of Peachtree Corners. “We realize the importance of connecting these graduates to Georgia’s leading companies so we can benefit from homegrown IT talent in our state and business community for years to come.”
Georgia Tech Professional Education offers boot camps in coding, cybersecurity, UX/UI, and data analytics throughout the Atlanta area in partnership with Trilogy Education, a leading workforce accelerator.
About Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners: Curiosity Lab is a 5G enabled autonomous vehicle and smart city living laboratory located in Peachtree Corners Georgia, a northern suburb of Atlanta. The centerpiece of the lab is a 1.5-mile test and demo track which provides a real-world environment to explore emerging technologies. Additional infrastructure includes a network operations center, smart poles, DSRC units, dedicated fiber and a 25,000 square foot tech incubator. Additional information can be found at www.curiositylabptc.com
About Peachtree Corners: Located within the metropolitan Atlanta market of approximately 6 million people, Peachtree Corners is conveniently located near five major highways and just 30 minutes northeast of Atlanta’s Hartsfield Jackson International Airport. Founded on July 1, 2012, the city is home to approximately 45,000 residents, 45,000 jobs, and an autonomous vehicle test track and smart city living laboratory called “Curiosity Lab at Peachtree Corners.” Learn more about the city of Peachtree Corners at www.peachtreecornersga.gov
About Georgia Tech Professional Education: Georgia Tech Professional Education, an academic division of the Georgia Institute of Technology, offers professional development courses, certificate programs, and professional master’s degrees in a variety of formats to meet the needs of working professionals and industry partners in STEM and business fields worldwide. We educate over 36,000 individual leaners representing more than 2,600 companies annually.
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