Day as a Dev
Day as a Dev
Kevin Lesht
Cassandra Goodby - Hackathon and Hustle
48 minutes Posted Oct 24, 2019 at 6:00 am.
Organizing a hackathon.09:50 Day as a Hackathon Organizer.15:50 Setting yourself up for hackathon success.18:47 On mentorship.23:42 Tips for building a portfolio from scratch.29:08 The weird projects are the best projects.35:28 Formulas for writing strong case studies, and dealing with
Tactics for landing your first job in tech.For expanded show notes on this episode, head on over to https://www.dayasadev.com/episodes/hackathon-and-hustle-with-cassandra-goodby.
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Show DescriptionCassandra Goodby is a designer and developer, focused on everything from user experience design through front end development. She's pursuing a Master of Science in Creative Technologies and Design at the University of Colorado Boulder College of Engineering and Applied Science. Cassandra is also a Professional Research Experience Program Fellow for the National Institute of Standards and Technology, and the organizer of T9 Hacks, a hackathon focused on the inclusion of women and non-binary individuals.
On the show, we cover all sorts of exciting topics. From organizing and facilitating a hackathon, through resume and portfolio building, to how you can leverage all of these things to land a job.
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05:55 Organizing a hackathon.09:50 Day as a Hackathon Organizer.15:50 Setting yourself up for hackathon success.18:47 On mentorship.23:42 Tips for building a portfolio from scratch.29:08 The weird projects are the best projects.35:28 Formulas for writing strong case studies, and dealing with
things that go wrong.
41:59 Tactics for landing your first job in tech.For expanded show notes on this episode, head on over to https://www.dayasadev.com/episodes/hackathon-and-hustle-with-cassandra-goodby.