"I think that part of the reason that I got my job, or at least that they looked at my resume, was because I had a hackathon project that was an augmented reality game..."
Kelly and Karin sit down again with Melissa Schmitz as she shares more stories and advice about hackathons, her experience in a data science bootcamp, and how she leveraged her hackathon wins into a full-time career in tech.
Click here to learn more about The Mighty Ducks, an augmented reality game Melissa worked on, at Hack Upstate XII!
00.00 - 00.26 - Podcast/Episode Intro
00.27 - 00.56 - Hack Upstate Ad
00.57 - 09:30 - Melissa's hackathon stories
09.33 - 29.03 - Melissa's data science bootcamp experience
29.11 - 29.47 - Careers in Code Ad
29.50 - 39.52 - Going from bootcamps/hackathons to full-time work
39.53 - 40.50 - Melissa's social media
40.54 - 41.25 - Karin's social media
41.27 - 41.51 - Kelly's social media
41.53 - 42:06 - Salt City Code social media
42.07 - 42.12 - Podcast outro
Special thanks to our sponsor Hack Upstate! Visit their site to learn more about upcoming hackathons and get ready to code!
This episode features "Brain Power" by Mela from the album Mela two.
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