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
A year ago, Kalina Ikonomova had little to no digital marketing experience. Today, she is a CRM Marketing Specialist at one of the most prominent Bulgarian software companies - Chaos Group. So, what changed for Kalina in the past year?
It is our mission to groom top tech talent and to connect it with leading IT companies. That is why we have built a strong partner network that constantly expands and develops. Meet our newest partners.
Velina Antonova worked as a freight forwarding agent for about 8 years when she decided it was time for a change. “I just needed to do something more fulfilling,” as she puts it. Read how she changed her life with the help of Telerik Academy.
Home isolation can be challenging, but if you manage to utilize your time, you can turn a difficult situation into an opportunity. That’s why we decided to share some of the daily routines that help us stay productive.
Bilyana studied Graphic Design at New Bulgarian University, but quickly realized she was more drawn to a different profession. Read her inspiring story and how she landed her dream job at Bending Spoons after graduating from the first Telerik Academy Alpha with Java.
Many of Telerik Academy's alumni come from different academic and professional backgrounds with little to no previous programming experience. Meet Dimitar Markov who managed to seamlessly switch careers and jumpstart an exciting IT job at The Coca-Cola Company.
Ivan Parvanov, developer and Telerik Academy alumni: “I graduated from Telerik Academy two months ago. Within the first week I received 3 job offers with the help of the Academy. By the end of the second week, I had already signed a contract. The difference between the Academy and universities in general is that practice is core to all training programs at Telerik Academy.”
Telerik Academy’s new programming course aims to address the great need for talent in the tech sector. This is a 6-month course on Java – one of the most popular programming languages in the world. According Telerik Academy, 97% of their alumni work in the IT industry and 70% jumpstart their careers within just 2 months of graduation.
Since Telerik Academy’s launch eight years ago to-date around 12,000 people have been trained onsite. More than 45,000 have used the Academy’s online resources (including 3,800 video lessons with close to 6 million views). Telerik Academy’s results are impressive.
To prepare their children for their professional development, many parents invest in lessons on foreign languages and math. Although the mastery of both is a prerequisite for success in many professions, they are not sufficient to prepare students for the professions of the future.
After leaving Progress in the end of 2016, Telerik’s four founders – Boyko Iaramov, Vassil Terziev, Svetozar Georgiev and Hristo Kosev, spun off the tech-ed organization they created in 2009 – Telerik Academy – into an independent company. Their idea is to transform the project into a self-sustaining business, grooming talent for all companies in the IT ecosystem, as well as to continue to train children and high school students for free. These plans include the current building.