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I'm graduating soon from a college, and tbh I only had internships in web development. I really want to land a job when graduate next summer... But it doesn't seem I match any of the job descriptions, the skills the companies want. I don't know what's the next step, should I find a low skill cap job and teach myself the languages in the part-time? what did you do to land a software engineer job when you first graduated?

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    Depends honestly.

    If you have done some personal projects and/or have a portfolio to present, the « on field experience » can become a second priority if you did good stuff.

    If not, try to do a side project with a palette of your competences in the field.

    Otherwise you can try to get ouf internships to build experience.

    I’d say it really depends on where you live because here it’s easy finding entry level jobs.

    Besides, good luck!
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    @2lazy2debug Thanks for your advice! I
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    What my dude @2lazy2debug said is solid af.

    Adding to it, if you successfully contributed to the development of software during your internship and you have a way to convey this into yout info then by all means man. Some of us would happily accept this as sufficient experience for certain positions in a full fledged job.

    Also, the way you present yourself makes all the difference.
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    @AleCx04 Thanks! My senior thesis is to develop a python image recognition software for Bio department with three other people, I will try my best to contribute.
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