Getting Hired As A Software Engineer - Tips From A Molecular Biology Major

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Getting Hired As A Software Engineer - Tips From A Molecular Biology Major

When I graduated summer of 2015 with a degree in molecular biology, I learned that I held no interest in the careers relevant to my degree. Instead, I wanted to learn about the internal workings of technologies that I had depended on for most of my daily routines. But wasn’t I a little too...

When I graduated summer of 2015 with a degree in molecular biology, I learned that I held no interest in the careers relevant to my degree. Instead, I wanted to learn about the internal workings of technologies that I had depended on for most of my daily routines. But wasn’t I a little too late? If this realization came sooner, I would have had the time to change my major — or at least pursue a minor in computer science. Despite the uncertainties ahead of me, I took the leap to make this my next career. During this chat, I want to share with you how I reached the stepping stone into a software engineering career and tips along the way.

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I am a software engineer, constantly growing and driven by making an impact. For the past 3 years, I have been working at Helix where I build enterprise solutions for health systems to integrate our large scale genetic testing with clinical care.
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