How I landed 2 part-time dev jobs

How I landed 2 part-time dev jobs
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#1
/* 
If you don't want to read my 15 points, 
here are some insights I learned along the way.

It takes times. 
Review my timeline.
Face-to-face networking is super-effective, at least, in my case.
I love education. 
I would not be here without it.
I have not completed the FCC front-end certificate. 
I will eventually finish it.
I have not completed FEND.
I most likely won't complete it.

As I am writing this, I am physically and mentally exhausted.
I'll come back in 12-48 hours and answer questions.

Don't give up. I didn't.
*/

Here’s a quick rundown of my journey.

  1. Bioenvironmental Engineering Technology, A.A.S 2011

  2. Computer Science, A.A. 2013

  3. Computer Science, B.S. 2015

  4. Online bootcamp Bloc.io [Mobile development: Android, Web development: Rails] 2015-2016

  5. 100+ interviews (Goal -> Remote position): needed more practical experience 2015 - 2016

/*
I encourage you to do your own research through Reddit & Glassdoor 
regarding Revature. If you would like a candid opinion, DM me.
*/
  1. In-person bootcamp Revature.com (formerly eIntern) 2016

  2. Contractor at Fannie Mae 2016

  3. Took some time to regroup and assess my progress Oct 2016 - Dec 2016

  4. Started FCC Dec 2016

  5. Started Udacity ABND Jan 2017, completed Jun 2017, awarded Aug 2017

  6. Started freelancing Feb 2017-Dec 2017

  7. Landed a short gig doing WP development Mar 2017 - Jun 2017

  8. Started Udacity FEND Jun 2017 (I applied for the Google Dev Scholarship on a whim, I did not think I was going to get it. Yes, I doubted myself.)

  9. Enrolled in CST (CCNA focused) at local community college full-time to Network: super-effective, get a lay of the IT land in Alaska, and for fun, I love education. Aug 2017

  10. Landed 1st part-time Remote job as software developer through Networking Nov 2017

  11. Landed 2nd part-time Remote job as a visual developer through Networking Dec 2017 (signed an NDA can’t talk about it)

LPT: Go outside, Giacomo Leopardi

I liked @gcamacho079 and @GregoryGoncalves posts, please read them and follow according.


Reply and/or DM me.

Thank you everyone and @QuincyLarson! :smiley:


Is it possible to get an entry level remote position?
#2

Awesome! Congratulations on your roles. And congratulations on winning the scholarship. It sounds like you’ve been patiently building your skills over the past few years.

You’ve used a lot of different resources. If you have time, you should review some of them over in https://forum.freecodecamp.org/c/reviews - I a lot of us would benefit from knowing the strengths and weaknesses of these various programs and resources.


#3

Thank you, @QuincyLarson!

I’ll set aside some time to do some reviews.

I clicked on the link and it said that the page does not exist.

page does not exist


#4

I was just about to ask about that. I think he meant to link: https://forum.freecodecamp.org/c/reviews … he did say reviews :stuck_out_tongue: haha, seems like a typo.


#5

My reviews for Bloc and Revature.