How to Land a Job in Tech

How do you land a great job with a tech company? The answer to the question doesn’t require a secret handshake or a hidden map – it requires grit!

Companies are constantly looking for people who have a combination of technical ability—at all skill levels—as well as critical professional skills in the following areas:

  • Potential
  • Collaboration
  • Real-world experience
  • Problem-solving ability
  • Track record of success
  • Technical skills and know-how
  • Most importantly–Grit!

That’s why what we get to do at Code Fellows is so exciting. Our students are generally individuals looking to make a career change—they are typically five to 10 years into their careers and have realized that the industry that they picked isn’t going to meet their career goals in the future. Our students come from a wide range of backgrounds including the service industry, education, military, sociologists, law, medical field and manufacturing to list just a few. Though our students come from diverse backgrounds, they all have one thing in common: the desire and determination to make a change.

So is this program right for you? Read on for a better idea of what you can expect from our program.

Is a career in tech right for you?

Join us for a Code 101 or Ops 101 course—and discover for yourself. In these one-day courses you’ll have a chance to meet like-minded individuals that come from all walks of life, learn from professional instructors, work on real projects with other students, explore fascinating topics, and find out if a career in tech is right for you.

Is Code Fellows right for you?

Code Fellows isn’t for everyone; the program is difficult and fast-paced. But our numbers speak for themselves, with an average starting salary of $72,500 and an in-field employment rate of 93% you can rest assured you are in good hands.

At Code Fellows, we believe in you. Who you are, where you are, as you are. Your hopes and dreams are our hopes and dreams; your doubts and fears are our doubts and fears—but it’s hard work and requires a tremendous amount of determination, vulnerability, and collaboration.

Coding isn’t just for the elite. It’s for all of us: the second-lifer who wants to learn a new skill; the veteran looking for an opportunity to translate their military grit into a different career; the woman looking to shatter the paradigm and make the industry a better place; the wrong-turn taker looking for a second chance and a brighter future.

It’s hard work, but if you put in the effort, you can rest assured that we are here to support you. And when the going gets tough—because it will—you’ve got us. A welcoming community of people who know exactly what you’re going through because we’ve been there before. A welcoming community that has one job: to help you unlock your potential.

Technology needs more individuals from diverse backgrounds working to make this world a better place.

Ready to learn more?

Schedule a call with one of our amazing admissions advisors to begin your journey or join us for a 101 workshop.

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