Graduate Profiles



Graduate Profile: The challenge seeker!

Graduate Profile: The challenge seeker!

Étienne Bossé, graduate from the 4th cohort, April 24th, 2020 As far back as I can remember, I’ve always been a very analytical and thorough person. My attention to detail and a logical approach have always been at the heart of everything I have learned in my life. I like to understand the why of… Continue reading Graduate Profile: The challenge seeker!

CodeBoxx and Pierre: The perfect match!

CodeBoxx and Pierre: The perfect match!

Pierre B De Blois, March 9th, 2020 This is how it all started for me, more than 15 years ago. First of all, I must say that like many other CodeBoxx’s graduates, I realized during my career that the traditional school system was not for me. Indeed, after some time at the Cégep en Sciences… Continue reading CodeBoxx and Pierre: The perfect match!

CodeBoxx: The perfect learning pace for Alexandre Perron!

CodeBoxx: The perfect learning pace for Alexandre Perron!

At CodeBoxx, in order to succeed, the participant must be very committed and must not be afraid to put in the necessary efforts. Therefore, the pace set by the bootcamp might not fit with everyone’s current situation and needs. For Alexandre Perron, graduate of the 3rd cohort, it is rather the opposite: what brought him… Continue reading CodeBoxx: The perfect learning pace for Alexandre Perron!

The second chance of Thomas Carrier!

The second chance of Thomas Carrier!

Thomas Carrier, February 11th 2020 Before CodeBoxx, I was one of those young people who had no idea what he wanted to do as a job. It caused me some problems since although I had no difficulty in school, it did not bring me any challenge and therefore, a big lack of motivation. So I… Continue reading The second chance of Thomas Carrier!

Stéphane Roy: What CodeBoxx means to me!

Stéphane Roy: What CodeBoxx means to me!

Stéphane Roy, February 5th 2020 After 26 years in the telecommunications industry, I needed a change. I was clearly no longer happy in my position and several aspects of my daily life were affected. Morale, health, my relationship with my loved ones, to name a few things, suffered from my inaction. I had great benefits… Continue reading Stéphane Roy: What CodeBoxx means to me!

Eric Gow: An inspirational journey!

Eric Gow: An inspirational journey!

At CodeBoxx, we have graduates from all walks of life. This statement is as true for work experience as level of education or age. Many of our articles so far have presented this variety in many ways. This one is no exception. Eric has tried many different experiences before finding his way in technology and… Continue reading Eric Gow: An inspirational journey!

Guillaume Jacques: Adding tools to your toolbox!

Guillaume Jacques: Adding tools to your toolbox!

In one of our most recent articles, we mentioned that CodeBoxx is positioned as THE fast and effective solution to face the problems of labor shortage, but also of modernization of the manpower that will be necessary in the next years. As many if not more jobs will emerge from future technological changes, but these… Continue reading Guillaume Jacques: Adding tools to your toolbox!

Mathieu Houde: Tuned in !

Mathieu Houde: Tuned in !

At CodeBoxx, we have graduates from all walks of life. Cooks, psychologist, crane operator through carpenter without forgetting Doctor are great examples. The graduate’s story that we present to you today is quite unique, like many others, but is a particularly special one, since in addition to finding a passion in technology, Mathieu was able… Continue reading Mathieu Houde: Tuned in !

Séverine Delpit: PhD and CodeBoxx graduate !

Séverine Delpit: PhD and CodeBoxx graduate !

At CodeBoxx, we have graduates from all walks of life. This statement is as true for work experience as level of education or age. Many of our articles so far have presented this variety in many ways. The next profile is literally fascinating! Séverine, a graduate of the 2nd cohort, is the holder of nothing… Continue reading Séverine Delpit: PhD and CodeBoxx graduate !

Samuel Asselin: Eating his sandwich comfortably!

Samuel Asselin: Eating his sandwich comfortably!

As part of our series of articles on our graduates, Samuel Asselin, graduating from the 2nd cohort, talks about his background and his experience at CodeBoxx. Samuel looked for a long time before finding his vocation. A moment came when he was tired of eating his lunch in a snowbank in the middle of February… Continue reading Samuel Asselin: Eating his sandwich comfortably!

Ellen Carnaval Holtz: Use CodeBoxx as my Springboard!

Ellen Carnaval Holtz: Use CodeBoxx as my Springboard!

As part of our series of articles on our graduates, it is the turn of Ellen Carnaval Holtz, graduating in the 3rd cohort, to tell us about her experience. Ellen has an extraordinary career and she is the perfect example of what CodeBoxx is able to offer to an immigrant community whose diplomas, obtained in… Continue reading Ellen Carnaval Holtz: Use CodeBoxx as my Springboard!

Maxime Patry: From the cranberry to the tech industry!

Maxime Patry: From the cranberry to the tech industry!

As part of our series of articles on our graduates, it is the turn of Maxime Patry, graduate of the 2nd cohort, to tell us about his experience. Maxime is a young worker who has always wanted to find his niche and his future in his university career. He found his passion at CodeBoxx and… Continue reading Maxime Patry: From the cranberry to the tech industry!

Jonathan Pagani: Finding his way!

Jonathan Pagani: Finding his way!

As part of our series of articles on our graduates, it is the turn of Jonathan Pagani, graduate of the 2nd cohort, to tell us about his experience. Jonathan is the typical case of the young man who lets himself be carried away by the system of education from primary to university, not knowing if… Continue reading Jonathan Pagani: Finding his way!

Simon Fortier: Overcoming the obstacles!

Simon Fortier: Overcoming the obstacles!

As part of our series of articles on our graduates, it is the turn of Simon Fortier, graduate of the 2nd cohort, to tell us about his experience. Simon has a very special story and had to overcome additional obstacles. Here is the story of another young man who has found a passion for CodeBoxx… Continue reading Simon Fortier: Overcoming the obstacles!

Raphaël Vallée: 1 step back, 2 steps forward

Raphaël Vallée: 1 step back, 2 steps forward

At CodeBoxx, we have graduates with various backgrounds. We have some who wanted to improve their situation, but we also have people who were not necessarily in a bad spot, they were just not happy with what they were doing and didn’t see a future for them in their previous line of work. It requires… Continue reading Raphaël Vallée: 1 step back, 2 steps forward

Andrew Roy: Seizing your breakthrough opportunity!

Andrew Roy: Seizing your breakthrough opportunity!

We are very happy to present the story of Andrew, 19, who represents exactly the young adult type of participants who can benefit from the opportunity CodeBoxx offers them. Andrew seized that opportunity and now, it is his time to shine!  Before CodeBoxx In June 2018, I finished High School and I was still unsure… Continue reading Andrew Roy: Seizing your breakthrough opportunity!

Jabir Uredi Saidi: From psychologist to developer!

Jabir Uredi Saidi: From psychologist to developer!

As part of our series of articles on our graduates, we asked Jabir, graduate of the 1st cohort and now developer at CGI, to give us a brief portrait of his career so far. Here is the story of another young man who has found a passion for CodeBoxx and who has a wide open… Continue reading Jabir Uredi Saidi: From psychologist to developer!

The first “1st” in the history of CodeBoxx!

The first “1st” in the history of CodeBoxx!

With the number of amazing graduate stories we have, we have not even introduced you to our first cohort champion in CodeBoxx’s history! So we asked him to describe his journey! Here is the journey of the first “1st” in the history of CodeBoxx. Before CodeBoxx Since my childhood, I was interested in computers and… Continue reading The first “1st” in the history of CodeBoxx!

Danny’s story: From the kitchen to the computer!

Danny’s story: From the kitchen to the computer!

Once again, during the 2nd cohort of CodeBoxx, a host of stories worthy of mention were born. Among them, that of Danny, former restoration contractor turned programmer. He tells us his story. Danny Gauthier, May 30, 2019 Before CodeBoxx I finished high school in the summer of 2000 in Saint-Jean-Sur-Richelieu. My grades in high school… Continue reading Danny’s story: From the kitchen to the computer!

Graduate Profile: David Boutin

Graduate Profile: David Boutin

As part of our series of profiles on CodeBoxx’s graduates, we asked David Boutin to write a short piece about his history and his motivations. As part of the “career reorientation” segment, David is a great inspiration for his colleagues and future participants. David Boutin, May 17, 2019 I joined the Forces at age 17… Continue reading Graduate Profile: David Boutin

From trucking to IT : the beginning of a new life at Coveo

From trucking to IT : the beginning of a new life at Coveo

Antonine Yaccarini article published on March 4, 2019 for the Coveo website. If I had asked Steve Collard to tell us how he went to Coveo, he could almost have answered “in a truck”. From 2003 to 2018, he was a trucker, just as his father had been before him. On the occasion of his… Continue reading From trucking to IT : the beginning of a new life at Coveo

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