How to start your first job as web developer ?

I was a little bit surprised at how many students responded with “I don’t know” when asked what they were interested in pursuing after graduation. Its OK to not know precisely what path you want to take, but you should have a general direction locked down at this stage in the game.

Think hard about the question “What makes me happy?” I know it sounds like a bunch of bullshit, but ignoring this question at the beginning of your career is a good way to end up miserable pretty quickly. I know you’ll want to jump at any opportunity that presents itself, but make sure that opportunity aligns with your passions in life. Every step you make in your career should bring you one step closer to your true passion in life. Its up to you to make that happen.

  1. Build your own portfolio site. …
  2. Fill up your portfolio with projects. …
  3. Do freelance projects. …
  4. Put your code on GitHub. …
  5. Contribute to an open source project. …
  6. Participate in a hackathon. …
  7. Meet techies online and IRL. …
  8. Follow industry news.

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