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uShip University: Continuing Education for Developers, by Developers

At uShip, our employees, especially software developers and engineers, like to be constantly learning and challenged as it ultimately makes them happier people and co-workers. They also like to know the company supports them exploring new interests, mastering current expertise, and being naturally curious.

So in December 2017, we launched uShip University, a new program for our developers and engineers. It’s an in-house continuing education program run by employees for employees.

No mascots. No expensive textbooks. No tailgating (unless on their own time, of course).

uShip University’s first turnout was amazing. Feedback from developers is that they left excited about learning as a group, gained both personal and technical confidence, and were impressed with the preparation and approach of the course. Course homework naturally resurrected college flashbacks for many.

Courses are prepared and delivered by uShip’s technical mentors from uShip’s long-time in-house mentorship program. Going forward, uShip University will be held semi-monthly with staggered courses so participants can join multiple tracks.

If you’re considering one of the many developer roles open at uShip, there’s no limit to learning.  Come join us!