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#1 jphoc13   User is offline

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How to gain experience for resume?

Posted 31 October 2013 - 06:43 AM

So I still have about 2 years left of school, but i want to be prepared by the time I graduate to be able to get a job.

I was wondering if any Java programmers out there have advice on how to gain experience without having any experience in the first place in order to build a resume.

Willing to do any kind of coding work.

Sorry if this is in the wrong forum, I wasn't sure where I should post a question like this, please move if needed.

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Re: How to gain experience for resume?

Posted 31 October 2013 - 06:51 AM

Do projects (not necessarily for money), read about the current java trends, put your projects/code snippets out on a github or publicly visible code repository, work past looking at a project spec and "not knowing where to start".
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Re: How to gain experience for resume?

Posted 31 October 2013 - 02:52 PM

Don't forget there is a jobs link here and when setting up your resume list the projects you did in school also (Hey I am all for double credit)
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Re: How to gain experience for resume?

Posted 31 October 2013 - 02:54 PM

Also, if you have an active blog describing how to do various things in Java, you'll have a good shot. You know, maybe come up with a smallish program every two days, or do a series on a larger project.

That not only shows that you can code, but that you can present, which is also important
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