What organizations hire entry level software engineers with only internship experience? I have a friend who is 29 with a BA in finance who recently completed a software engineer boot camp with per scholars. She just completed a 4 month internship with a fintech. She is a black, masculine presenting lesbian and has a hard time landing a role. She is feeling really down about it.

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Unfortunately boot camps don’t cut it imo. I’ve done them and learned a lot. I feel like you need an analyst level role that might kind of push you that way organically. Or some really cool personal projects they can talk about.

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Have her put together an online portfolio with a SWE passion project and link it in her applications.

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What kind of software engineering does she want to break into? I had a friend land a solution engineer role at salesforce after a general 6 month bootcamp. But getting into most companies' product eng teams or core eng roles requires heftier work experience. Maybe start with startups and move into bigger companies from there. There's always availability on angellist

Lots of smaller companies will, but of course with those qualifications don't be expecting the 6 figure salaries other are getting at entry level.

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