The Beginner’s Guide to Landing a Junior Developer Job

By: Kelli Smith

Category: Blog, Free Resources, Get Hired, Ultimate Guides

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Everywhere you look these days, you see articles, blog posts, infographics, tweets, and—heck!—even pins about how in-demand developers are…AND how much money they make…AND about how fascinating their jobs are…AND about all the amazing things they create. And I bet you want in on the action. But when you stop and think about it, what EXACTLY does a developer even do? And how would you go about landing a job as a developer? What skills would you need? If you’re looking to get started in the tech industry, this guide will set you straight on how to get started as a junior developer, with insider information and practical tips for landing your first job as a developer.

IN THIS GUIDE, YOU’RE GOING TO LEARN:

The responsibilities of an entry-level developer

  • The role of a junior developer on a tech team
  • 18 specific junior developer job titles to look for
  • The exact skills you need to start your first job as a developer
  • What you can create with beginner tech skills
  • Real-life job listings for junior developers (that you can apply to!)

So stop wondering what it takes to get hired in your first junior developer job, and start marking things off the list. Download The Beginner’s Guide to Landing a Junior Developer Job below.

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Kelli Smith

Kelli worked in international logistics and then freelanced for years as a corporate language trainer and translator before following her childhood passion and making a career change into tech - in her mid-40's!

She was both one of the first Skillcrush students and one of the first Skillcrush team members, starting as our customer support manager and now serving as our Senior Operations (aka HR and admin) Manager.

Kelli is a Texan living in Finland who loves podcasts, Corgis, emoji and gifs, diet Dr. Pepper, and – whenever possible – practicing for and going to catalan style line dancing events all around Europe.

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