Career Growth of a Software Engineer

Mon, Sep 27, 2021, 7:30 PM (EDT)

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At the beginning/junior phase of your career? Having so many questions about job applying and company-choosing? What to do after you land a job? In this meetup, we get you covered!

About this event

What We Will Cover: 

1. Applying to jobs straight out of a Bootcamp vs. applying to jobs after 2 years of being a software engineer. 

Trying to landing your first job? Want to switch to a new job and explore new things? When you are at different stages of your career, you need different job searching skills and you will be evaluated differently. Let's listen to Robert's job-switching story together!

2. Applying to small startups vs mid-size vs large companies

Feeling hard to choosing between big and well-organized corporations and small but vibrant startups? As a person who experienced both, Robert will tell you the pros and cons between them. 

3. After landing the job, tips to get ramped up faster

It's easy to get overwhelmed by the new info on the first day you start working. We will offer you some tips to help you quickly adapt to your new job. 

4. Keep building, keep learning

Being a Software Engineer means that you need to have lifetime learning habits. Want some practicable advice? Come to this meetup and learn!

About the Speaker: 

Robert Chen is a New York-based Software Engineer.  It's been more than 2 years since he landed his first Software Engineer job after a Bootcamp. Additionally, he switches to a new job recently so he has a lot of career advice to share with us. Come and chat with Robert and have your confusion answered! 


The event will be happening online. You will need a laptop/computer and mic to access the event. We encourage you to turn on your video throughout the event if you are comfortable!