Illustration: Daniel Zender

The Coding Bootcamp Trap

Recent grads are being lured into ‘indentured servitude’ by a training program that costs $36,500 to quit

Emma Rindlisbacher
Published in
10 min readJan 26, 2021

Despite graduating college with a degree in engineering, James could only find employment in the service industry. While continuing to search for technical positions, he noticed job postings for a company called Revature. The company, which calls