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Starting Your Career in Tech: Software Development
Looking to begin your career in software development? In this learning path, gather foundational knowledge—from tips for your tech resume to strategies for rocking your LinkedIn profile—to start your professional journey in software development.
Explore how to enhance your LinkedIn profile.
Discover helpful resume techniques for tech sector jobs.
Practice communication skills to ace your tech interview.
Getting Started with Technology: Think Like an Engineer with Kathryn Hodge
Get ready to be less intimidated by technology as you learn how to think like an engineer and consider the thought processes of programmers, developers, data scientists, and more.
20m 55s • COURSE
Writing a Tech Resume with Emma Bostian
Learn the most effective way to create a resume in order to land a technical job.
55m 28s • COURSE
Tech Career Skills: Searching, Interviewing, and Landing a Job with Nishant Bhajaria
Round out your resume. Learn the soft skills you need to be successful in hunting for a technical job, interviewing with stakeholders, and securing a role.
1h 33m • COURSE
Rock Your LinkedIn Profile with Lauren Jolda
Learn how to create a LinkedIn profile that tells your unique story and can help you stand out to potential employers.
1h 9m • COURSE
Tech Career Skills: Effective Technical Communication with Annyce Davis
Become a better communicator in the tech field. Learn the communication skills you need to ensure successful product delivery, manage a remote team, and excel in your career.
1h • COURSE
Start your career in software development with these experts.
Kathryn Hodge works as a software developer at a media company.
In addition to her work as a developer, Kathryn runs a YouTube channel for people wanting to learn how to code. Before graduating college, she worked for three years as a computer science teaching assistant. She is very interested in the intersection of media, entertainment, and technology, and is focused on creating software that makes an impact.
Emma Bostian is a software engineer based in Karlsruhe, Germany.
She began her career as a software engineer at IBM in Austin, Texas and three years later picked up and moved abroad. She currently focuses on building design systems with React. She founded and manages an open-source project, Coding Coach, a free platform that aims to connect software developers and mentors all over the world. Emma is a cohost of the Ladybug Podcast and panelist on JSParty, and teaches at Stack Overflow, Frontend Masters, and Egghead.io.
Nishant Bhajaria is a privacy and security leader and a digital product architect.
Nishant is a senior-level leader in the security, privacy, and compliance space, and he's built teams and programs to help achieve these goals. He typically serves as a vital link between legal, engineering, and C-level leadership to ensure that a company's products help protect user data and secure customer trust. Prior to his current role—privacy architecture and strategy at Uber—he worked in compliance, data protection, and security and privacy at Google. In addition, he's served as the head of privacy engineering at Netflix. Nishant holds a BS in computer science from Truman State University and an MS in computer science from Arizona State University.
Lauren Jolda is an aspiring leader connecting people with ideas to unlock potential and achieve the impossible.
Lauren's mission is to create one-of-a-kind development experiences and high-impact learning tools that promote productivity, innovation, and collaboration in the workplace. Her magic is connecting people, organizing chaos, driving business results, facilitating memorable moments, creating killer content, designing fierce slide decks, building lasting relationships, solving impossible problems, taking calculated risks, and helping her team dazzle daily.
Annyce Davis is an engineering leader, international conference speaker, and author.
Currently, Annyce is a director of engineering at Meetup. At Meetup, she helps create the future of real community where people show up, do things, and actually talk to each other. Annyce is also a Google Developer Expert. This means that she's dedicated to developing videos, blog posts, and conference talks for the developer community. She's very proud of and passionate about this work. Her ultimate goal with respect to technology is to share her experiences in tech and engineering to inspire others to do the same.