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If you're looking for practical advice to advance your tech career, you’ve come to the right place. Browse our library of free resources to get insights on career development from seasoned professionals in the four main non-coding roles in tech.

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Upcoming Live Seminars

Join us live each month as we interview Operations, Project Management, Sales, Product Marketing experts and more, that share their experiences and advice for navigating a career in tech.

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Q&A With February Cohort Instructor: Tolulope Lawal, Customer Success @ Google
Tolu Lawal
Customer Success Manager
February 15, 2023 6:00 PM
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No-Code Career Paths in the Tech Industry
Chelsea Stallings
Senior Admissions Advisor
February 8, 2023 6:00 PM
Career

Past Event Recordings

Get access to recordings of past seminars with experts from industry professionals in Operations, Project Management, Sales, and Product Marketing roles at major tech companies.

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Q&A With January Cohort Instructor: Dezbee McDaniel, Entrepreneur in Digital Health
Dezbee McDaniel
Co-Founder & CEO
Dezbee has been a career entrepreneur who believes in the importance of changing communities that you identify with. This led him to work on his current company CliniSpan Health, a software platform for People of Color and underserved groups to access clinical research. Dezbee is a Venture for America alum, 2018 Forbes Fellow and recognized by Rock Health as Top 50 in the Digital Health industry. He's excited to share his story with you! Curious how Dezbee broke into tech? Want to learn more about startups and no-code jobs in tech? Have questions about School16’s learning environment? Register below to get all of your questions answered during our Q&A on January 18th!
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No-Code Career Paths in the Tech Industry
Chelsea Stallings
Senior Admissions Advisor
Thinking about making a career change into tech but don’t know where to start? Join us on Wednesday, February 8th @ 6pm ET as we break down no-code career paths! Have you ever wondered: • How can I break into tech if I don't know how to code? • Does my previous work experience have relevance to career paths in tech? • What is Customer Success, Project Management, and other no-code jobs? • Is it too late for me to join the tech industry? We’ll cover all those questions and more as we break down the job market outlook, no-code careers, and how you can accelerate your path to getting hired in tech!
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Q&A With October Cohort Instructor: Samanee Mahbub, Product Marketing Manager
Samanee Mahbub
Product Marketing at Lumos, Lead Instructor at School16
Samanee has a deep background in Product Marketing and has held roles across established tech giants like Zapier, Slack, and Crunchbase. She’s excited to share her story with you! Curious how Samanee broke into tech? Want to learn more about Product Marketing or other no-code jobs in tech? Have questions about School16’s learning environment? Register below to get all of your questions answered during our Q&A on October 18th!
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No-Code Career Paths in the Tech Industry
Chelsea Stallings
Senior Admissions Advisor
Thinking about making a career change into tech but don’t know where to start? Join us on Wednesday, February 8th @ 6pm ET as we break down no-code career paths! Have you ever wondered: • How can I break into tech if I don't know how to code? • Does my previous work experience have relevance to career paths in tech? • What is Customer Success, Project Management, and other no-code jobs? • Is it too late for me to join the tech industry? We’ll cover all those questions and more as we break down the job market outlook, no-code careers, and how you can accelerate your path to getting hired in tech!
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From Amazon To GameStop - How Akaash Shanker Got To Manage Over $1 Billion In P&L
Akaash Shanker
Senior Merchant at GameStop
School16 presents a live seminar with Akaash Shanker, Senior Merchant at GameStop, with a discussion on how he was able to develop a career in retail tech, starting as a Merchandising Intern at Macy's. Akaash will discuss how he learned merchandising, buying, planning, and inventory management to eventually land a role at Amazon to help roll out their Amazon Fresh Stores project. Attendees will learn how to leverage consumer retail experience to land an opportunity in tech, and how to understand the retail tech interview process if you're transitioning careers.
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Info Session: 8 Week Concentration Courses in Product, Marketing, Project Management, and Customer Success
Vadim and Sergei Revzin
Founding Directors, School16
This is a Course Information Session conducted over Zoom with the Founding Directors of School16 to discuss career pathways into non-technical roles in tech, and how our concentration courses across Product Management, Customer Success, Digital Marketing, and Project Management are structured to drive career outcomes for our students looking to advance their careers in tech. Our team will be available to answer questions about our upcoming courses and admissions process.
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Info Session: 8 Week Product Management Program
Vadim and Sergei Revzin
Founding Directors, School16
This is a Program Information Session conducted over Zoom with the Founding Directors of School16 to discuss career pathways into product roles in tech, and how our Product Management Course is structured to drive career outcomes for our students looking to break into this role. Our team will be available to answer questions about our upcoming course and admissions process.
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Why Product Management Leaders Look For Operations Experts
Alexandra Woo
Senior Product Manager at Etsy
In this seminar, Alexandra discusses how to leverage experience in various operational functions to land opportunities in product management, regardless of industry.
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How to Stand Out to Tech Employers to Land Interviews
Sergei and Vadim
Founding Directors at School16
In this class the lead instructors of School16 will be sharing lessons on what startups and established tech employers look for when reviewing candidates for non-technical roles.
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The Mentors Podcast

School16 founders Vadim and Sergei Revzin regularly contribute to publications like Forbes—read their recent takes on trends in tech and entrepreneurship.

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The Best Moments From 100 Episodes Of Our Show
Vadim & Sergei
PODCAST
The Art And Science Of Being Happy With Nataly Kogan Of Happier – Part II
Vadim & Sergei
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The Art And Science Of Being Happy With Nataly Kogan Of Happier - Part I
Vadim & Sergei
PODCAST
Teespring's Meteoric Rise And What Happened After They Raised $65 Million, with Evan Stites-Clayton
Vadim & Sergei
PODCAST
Public Speaking Techniques Used by Billionaires, Actors and Presidents
Vadim & Sergei
PODCAST
Our First Assembly And Keeping The Attention Of 500 Eighth Graders
Vadim & Sergei
PODCAST
Negotiating Salaries, Speeding Tickets and Used Cars
Vadim & Sergei
PODCAST
How Two Moms Bootstrapped A Children's Product To Millions, With The Co-CEOs of Slumberkins
Vadim & Sergei
PODCAST
How To Use Your Existing Skills To Find Opportunities In A New Industry
Vadim & Sergei

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