Career Questions tagged Software Development

Dinesh P.’s Avatar
Dinesh P. Jun 22 191 views

How to approach software development early on in career?

As an intern, I see that the enterprise projects are very different from what we make at university level. The technology used requires me to go through a lot of new technologies. How should I approach this. Should I be worried for not knowing these tech stacks or Is it natural and common for a...

#software-development #computer-software #software-engineer #technology #software

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Grace K. Feb 02 133 views

How can I grow my networks?

I'm currently studying IT software development and will be looking for jobs soon. How can I grow my network and connections so I have a better chance at finding a job in the industry? #job #networking #software-development...

#job-search

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Heather J. Jan 26 127 views

What's the best way for a beginner to learn software testing and get started working in this profession?

I'm an adult learner with a Bachelor's degree in an unrelated discipline (Social Science) that is seeking a mentor for transitioning my career into Software Testing #software #technology #computer #softwaretesting #qa #software-development...

#software-engineering

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Yves P. Oct 16, 2019 208 views
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Yves P. Oct 16, 2019 228 views
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Yves P. Oct 16, 2019 186 views
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Anina H. Aug 02, 2019 120 views

I spent most of my software engineering internship not programming. Will that hurt me in interviews for full-time roles?

I'm a CS major in college and I am about to finish up an internship in backend software engineering at a division of a very large tech company. Most of my time was spent reading code, reading documentation, learning to use internal tools, writing configs, writing test cases, minor bug fixes,...

#web-development #programming #python #software-development #backend-development #software-engineering

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Anina H. Aug 02, 2019 117 views

What types of software engineering roles will allow me to spend the most time actually writing code?

Hi everyone. I'm a CS major in college, about to become a senior, and will be looking for a full-time role soon. I feel like I'm on track, and am considering what type of software engineering role I'd like to pursue. One thing that I've learned from my summer internship is how much of software...

#web-development #programming #python #software-development #backend-development #software-engineering

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Anina H. Aug 02, 2019 134 views

How much of the time is a backend software engineer actually writing code?

I'm a CS major in college and I am about to finish up a 12-week internship in backend software engineering at a division of a very large tech company. I'm a little surprised at what % of my internship was actually spent writing code: just about 3 of the 12 weeks. The other 9 weeks were mostly...

#web-development #programming #python #software-development #backend-development #software-engineering

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Zacariah W. May 01, 2019 96 views
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Zacariah W. May 01, 2019 127 views
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Joshua N. Apr 08, 2019 198 views

What does a day in the life of a software developer look like?

I'm really interested in becoming a software developer. What do they do on a day-to-day basis? #software #technology #software-development #software-engineer...

#software-engineering

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Anina H. Feb 20, 2019 297 views

Which software team should I pick for my summer internship?

I've been using CareerVillage ever since high school to get help, and I feel like I'm finally close to the finish line.. I'm a junior in college majoring in Computer Science at a well-known school. I accepted a backend software engineering internship for this summer, and I was recently sent a...

#software-engineer #technology #software-development #software

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Kathy M. Dec 12, 2018 308 views

I'm considering web development, database administration, and software development/programming. How can I tell which area would be right for me?

#software-development #computer-software #programming #technology I have a bachelor's degree unrelated to CS. I'm looking at either a boot camp, an AAS degree or maybe another bachelor's in CS. My kids are almost out of high school so I'm looking for a big change and something I can really...

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Cassia T. Aug 16, 2018 218 views

What steps do I need to take to get an international internship?

I am a junior Computer Engineering major. I am currently learning German as a second language and one of my goals is to have a software development internship in Germany. I have been applying for internships and looking for international ones, but I would like to hear if there are any specific...

#second-language #german #internships #software-development #computer-engineering

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Cassia T. Aug 16, 2018 295 views

What should I do to get an internship during winter break?

I am a rising junior majoring in Computer Engineering. I would like to use my winter break effectively by getting an relevant internship to occupy that time. I've heard that's it's incredibly difficult to do so, though. I've been googling "software development winter break internships" and...

#internships #career-development #software-development #technology #career #internship #computer-engineering

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Caleb B. Feb 23, 2017 529 views

I have two jobs and I don't know witch one to pick

Hi i'm Caleb and my dad has a job that I wont to do but I also wont to develop soft ware how can I pick witch one #software-development #jobs #career-counseling...

#career-development

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Thomas G. Apr 04, 2018 375 views

What are the best coding languages to learn?

I am looking to be a CS major in college, and I am wondering what languages would be worth learning for optimal success. #coding #software-development #computer-science...

#technology

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Caleb B. Feb 23, 2017 696 views

When I make software and people get angry how should I deal with that?

Hi I'm am Caleb and people get mad at me and I try and calm them down but it doesn't work how can I manage this? #software-development...

#people-management

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zainab H. Sep 26, 2017 753 views

Can anyone working in the computer science field provide info about their life as a computer scientist and the schooling you went through to graduate?

i have an assignment that requires me to find a person working in the computer science field . I have to know details about the day in the life of a computer scientist, and also know what schooling you went through to become a computer scientist. I need someone who works in ontario, and someone...

#computer #programming #computer-engineer #engineering #web-design #computer-software #engineer #tech #computer-engineering #college #software-development #software-engineering #computer-science #computer-programming #technology #software

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Thompson B. Feb 24, 2017 786 views

Is proficiency in Java enough to get you placed in good company?

I'm a graduate student(MS Computer Science) and I'm gonna be graduating in a year and a half and I wanted to know if there is any skill that I must have besides Java. I would like to know what are the other programming languages/skills that any employer can expect from a potential employee with...

#software-development #career #job-application #java #android #development #computer-software #career-details #personal-development #software

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Gloria S. Oct 09, 2016 574 views

Any set of skills that someone should have when pursuing software development?

I was just hoping for someone to answer with a set of skills that someone should already have and then what they will be gaining when pursuing software development. I happen to think software development is interesting, so I was just wondering some stuff about it. #software-engineering...

#software-documentation #software-development #skills #software-design #career-details #personal-development

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Eric B. Jan 24, 2017 742 views

What are good ways for a recent graduate to make up for lack of experience when trying to get their first job in computer programming?

I will be graduating soon, and due to personal circumstances and the local economy, I've been unable to get an internship. I worry that this will prevent me from getting a good job when I graduate. How can I make up for this lack of experience on my resume? #computer-software #software...

#programming #software-development #hiring #software-engineering #job-application #information-technology #career-details #personal-development