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Resources For New Devs Looking For Work!

jess profile image Jess Lee (she/her) ・2 min read

I was recently intro'd to a friend of a friend, and they expressed:

I've been having a tough time breaking into the industry and getting my first job as a software engineer.

I'd love to chat if you have the time. Thanks in advance.

It's a little unclear what they wanted to chat about, so my first piece of advice here is to be clear and specific about your 'ask' or what you need help with when you reach out to someone.

Anyway! I thought it would be helpful to compile a list of awesome DEV links for junior developers.

While building a portfolio...

While on the job hunt...

While interviewing...

Any of Alex's posts:

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While on the job...

While feeling less than...

We can also help connect you with mentor within the community -- to participate, update your profile: https://dev.to/settings/mentorship

This is just the tip of the iceburg but I think it's a great place to start for anyone feeling lost!


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Thanks Jess, I bookmarked the whole post! That's how good it is 😊


How do i thank dev.to, its team and all the valuable member! This is why its the best platform, feels right at home immediately. This came right when i needed it. -Rb


This is a godsend! Thank you so much for the resources!


Thank you! This is super helpful as someone who is breaking into tech! :)


Just what i needed!
Thank you!



Important post :D Should be at the top of the articles list for all time!


I read this.
I applied for a job.
I got the job.