Career-wise, it was acting or computers for Jeff—a theatre graduate and self-taught tech wiz. He chose the latter, expanding his skills building code with apprenticeships and software development work. Wanting to dig deeper into tech interests, Jeff discovered an appealing General Assembly position while web-surfing, and was instantly intrigued by the company’s non-traditional but tactical educational approach, flexible pace, and distinct emphasis on students.
From 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM, class is in session for Jeff. He starts off with warm-up student exercises from 9:00 AM to 10:30 AM, then jumps into the days lesson before breaking for a midday lunch. Jeff continues instruction till 3:30 PM, ending the day with individual student lab practice sessions and weekly to monthly student-focused curriculum planning with his talented Instructional Team.