Valentin went from healing bodies (Bachelor's degree in Sports Therapy from Coventry) to building code at interop.io! Keep reading to learn how he did it with the help of Telerik Academy Alpha.Read the story
Discover the inspiring story of Ivelina with Upskill UX/UI Design, how she pitched the program to her employer and how the newly gained skills impacted her career.Read the story
We are thrilled to welcome ProCredit Bank into our ever-expanding partner network! Naturally, we were quick to ask our new partners a couple of questions, as the banking sector is becoming increasingly digital, and developers play an essential part in its digital transformation.Read the story
The admission to Telerik Academy Alpha Java is now open for online application. The program is 6 months long and starts in November. Everyone can prepare for the exam by using our free materials or by taking similar courses with a focus on programming fundamentals.
Telerik Academy connects established software companies and rapidly developing startups with top tech talent that has graduated from Telerik Academy Alpha - our professional program training junior software engineers.
At 20, Kiril Peyanski graduated from Telerik Academy and started his first job as a programmer. He decided to spend enough time and choose the company that would best fit him. So, after several job interviews he finally picked Progress and is now part of the Kendo UI for React team.
George Mateev moved from his home town Pleven to Sofia in order to study “Computer Science” in Sofia University “St. Kliment Ohridski”. In his first year at the university, he joined Telerik Academy’s professional program for software engineers to combine theoretical knowledge with hands-on practice and landed his first job as a software developer even before graduating from the Academy.
While studying “Computer Science” at university, Victor Metodiev decided to join Telerik Academy. His aim was to broaden and build on top of his programming skills and to kick-start a career as a software engineer. His efforts paid off soon. Only a week after graduating from Telerik Academy, Viktor started working as a full-stack developer in the Bulgarian software company Grafixoft.
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.
"The share of women in the IT industry will continue to grow due to the growth of the sector. Expectations are for a 20% growth in the IT sector this year". Alexandra Mechkoca, CEO of Telerik Academy.
During the conference, Irina Lilova, Тalent Success Specialist at Telerik Academy, shared what soft skills are and how they can be acquired. "Soft skills are a large group of skills that go by many names. Sometimes we have encountered them as essential skills, and other times as transferable skills. They enrich a specialist as he transitions through various professional roles."
Alexandra Mechkova, our CEO, shared the answers to a couple of important questions for Economy.bg. What has changed since the founding of Telerik Academy until now? What are the current needs of the IT job market in Bulgaria, and how does the educational organization respond to them? What IT professions and roles will become more in demand in our country?
The Voices of Success series presents people connected by Telerik, Bulgaria's most significant entrepreneurial company. Each of them was part of the company at some point in their career. Alexandra Mechkova, our CEO, is one of the guests in the series and talks about the Telerik ecosystem's strength, the Telerik Academy's goals and the challenges for a leader.
Capital's Digital 101 ranking analyzes the development of the largest IT companies in Bulgaria. Telerik Academy is in leading positions in several categories in the ranking.