Web and Software Development

The web developer or web master is in charge of how things on a website will work as far as building, creating and maintaining websites. A Software developer designs and builds new software. These two areas can be in many industries, including consulting firms, government, academic organizations, small and large corporations, etc. This industry is constantly changing with new information and software, so it is extremely important to stay on top of software and trends. The Web is the fastest growing industry in the United States.

What it Takes

  • Your job search arsenal includes software and tech skills such as CSS, HTML, Content Management Systems, Database, JavaScript and Visual layout.
  • Save everything. Have examples of software and websites you have worked on and created, on your own website.
  • Experience is crucial. Prove yourself by interning and working in the industry.
  • Network. Nearly all hiring/offers for work come through relationships.