If you’re all about the T in STEM, you’ve probably considered becoming a programmer! But what type? From mobile developers to computer systems engineers, there are so many different ways to get your code on. Our quiz can help!
So you wanna be a programmer? Here are seven fun ways to prep yourself for a programming career
1. Learn computer science in 1000 YouTube video
The clever team at Laconic Machine Learning have put together 1000 videos to help you learn computer science from the comfort of your home!
2. Find out all about the computer science careers in health
Meet the tech innovations popping up in the health space – and the awesome STEM careers they’ve created.
3. Suss out the pathways of some seriously cool software engineers
We’ve got the lowdown from software engineers working at Atlassian, the Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Google, Zozo, Cloudstaff and more.
4. Get this awesome FREE poster for your walls
It covers the 15 skills you need for a career in code!
5. Check out our coding resources to give yourself a head start
Our coding resources page has deets on hackathons and other coding events, online learning, internships, mentoring and inspiring things to read and watch.
6. Discover what tech degree is right for you
Take this quiz to see what popular tech degree is right for you – a Bachelor of Information Technology or a Bachelor of Computer Science.
7. Read about the seven things you need to know about working in tech
Seven incredible tech pros reveal exactly what it’s like to be in this industry and what it takes to set yourself apart in it.
Learn how to secure a next-gen tech career
In this webinar, discover how you can combine technology with your passion for anything from fashion, humanities and health, to space, education or conservation to create your dream career. Find out how tech is revitalising our regional areas, plus gain industry insights and tips from real people inside some of our biggest tech companies about how to land a job.
For more quizzes, race on over to the Careers with STEM quiz hub!
Author: Louise Meers
Louise is the production editor for Careers with STEM. She has a journalism degree from the University of Technology, Sydney and has spent over a decade writing for youth. She is passionate about inspiring young people to achieve their biggest goals and build a better future.