Ivaylo studies Computer and Software Engineering at the Technical University of Sofia. But he didn’t need to finish his formal education to start working as a Junior Software Developer at Americaneagle.com, thanks to the Telerik Academy Alpha .NET program.Read the story
Is it possible to become a Master Junior Developer in 6 months without previous experience? Yes, and it's time to learn how.Read the story
How to become a developer with zero experience in less than a year? Telerik Academy helped Anton and Svetoslav do just that. Both landed their dream jobs at Experian. Let’s dive right into their inspiring stories.
With the solid 10 years of experience in technical support, Kaloyan was appointed as a Team Leader of a Technical Service. But something was missing. Let’s dive into the inspiring story of Kaloyan, who transformed his life and landed his dream job after graduating from Telerik Academy.
Today we speak with Damyan Dimitrov who has previously worked in a governmental agency. Yet, Damyan felt he needed to make a change. After successfully graduating from Telerik Academy cohort, Damyan jumpstarted a successful IT career at ScaleFocus. Here’s his inspiring story.
Borislav Borisov has obtained a Master’s degree in International Project Management and Financial Management. After graduation, he worked as a Senior Bank Officer and had plenty of opportunities to further advance his career. Yet, Borislav felt that this was not his true calling.
Today we meet Ivan Rachev, who dropped out of university to pursue a career as a programmer. Only half a month after graduating from Telerik Academy, he landed his dream job in IT.
Today we meet Pavel who shares his experience with the Academy, which helped him find his dream job as a Software Developer and transform his life. Prior to joining the program, Pavel had neither coding education, nor experience in the field.
Almost all of Telerik Academy graduates (98%) successfully start a career in the IT industry. More than half of them (58%) receive remunerations higher than the ones in the software industry and for 80% their salaries are higher than the average for the country.
97% of the Telerik Academy Alpha graduates today live and work in Bulgaria. Nearly 70% start working in IT in less than 2 months from their studies’ end, followed soon after by the rest. Almost all are very happy with their current living standard.
"I see Telerik Academy as an inseparable part of the ecosystem. If I go back to Telerik, our company couldn’t have expanded so dynamically and achieved such results, if we didn’t have the opportunity to grow in a predictable and planned way, with talent that entered the organization right when we wanted it. There is no other existing organization on the market that can give such a controlled inflow of talent," Telerik Academy Co-founder Boyko Iaramov.
In the end of 2016, Telerik Academy – one of the leading tech-ed organizations in Bulgaria – was spun off from Progress as an independent organization led by the four founders – Svetozar Georgiev, Boyko Iaramov, Vassil Terziev and Hristo Kosev. In an interview for “Dnevnik” they talk about their plans for the Academy.
The record breaking 14 medals that Bulgaria won at the last International Informatics Competition in Shumen were just one aspect of the good news for Telerik co—founder Boyko Iaramov. He contributed significantly to the ranking of 4th and 5th graders at the leading 8 positions: they all are trainees of the Telerik Kids Academy.