✅ Economics degree, business minor.
✅ Ran marketing campaigns.
✅ Built KPI dashboards.
❌ Computer science degree.
❌ Coding bootcamp graduate.
Not an ideal resume for someone trying to get a software engineering job, right? Well, that was mine in 2016, when I got serious about making the move.
Fast forward two and a half years and I’ve now been a software engineer at Twilio in San Francisco for over a year. Still no computer science degree and still no coding bootcamp.
After graduating, economics degree in hand, I had no idea what I wanted to do. I felt lost.
For the next few years, I worked in different roles at different companies, each time discovering what I didn’t want to do. …