"Luck has nothing to do with it, I have spent many, many hours, countless hours, on the court working for my one moment in time, not knowing when it would come." - Serena Williams
We know it's difficult to get where you want in tech, whether it's getting your first job or that next big promotion. And a big part of that is understanding what employers are looking for. GDI has been invested in career development for our members for over a decade and we know that one of the hardest steps to landing your dream job is feeling confident, ready, and nailing your interviews. This is why we are partnering with our friends at Tech Gives Back to offer one-to-one practice interviews for free so that you can learn, grow, and get ready for what's next.
Here's what to expect:
Tuesday, October 4, 2022
12:00p - 1:00p ET / 9:00a - 10:00a PT
- Overview & Welcome
- Expert Panel with Interview Advice
- 1:1 Mock Interviews (via Zoom breakout rooms)
- 15 min/practice questions
- 15 min/feedback and discussion
What to expect from a Mock Interview:
This session is designed to offer practice and feedback on the conversational element of a job interview. These mock Interviews do not focus on technical questions but rather the, "Tell me about yourself" questions. Here are some sample questions:
- Tell me why you are interested in a new position.
- Tell me about your career pivot.
- What skills from your previous role/field will be valuable working in tech?
This event is at no cost and opened to all members of our community, but we are limited by the number of volunteers we have. If you register and your schedule changes, please do let us know, so we can open up your space. This allows more people to join and also does not leave your individually matched volunteer from SVB waiting for you.
Technical Interviewing Support: We are offering two cohort classes (each meet for 4 week) this fall on Technical Interviewing. Learn more about Intro to Algorithms, Intermediate Algorithms & Intro to Graph Problem Solving courses.
Want More from GDI? GDI offers a variety of ways you can join our community! Whether you are brand new to tech or want to advance the experience you've already racked up, we have something for you. When you join as a member, you develop your own pathway to develop code, confidence, and community. If you just want to get your feet wet or want a personal coach to land your dream job, GDI has memberships to match your interest, availability, and budget. Learn more here.
Code of Conduct:
Girl Develop It is focused on providing opportunities for women and non-binary individuals to learn web and software development, but our classes and events are open to all genders and identities. We are dedicated to providing a welcoming and comfortable environment for all to learn to code and every attendee is expected to uphold our Code of Conduct (https://girldevelopit.com/code-of-conduct/)