• How to Get a Job in Tech

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    Join us for a panel discussion on "How to Get a Job in Tech". We will be discussing what are the best ways to get your first job in tech. What are the best paths to a career in tech? How important are college degrees, bootcamps, or learning online? Do I need a mentor? Will recruiters work with me? How do I prepare for the tech interview? The panel => David Ashe Software Engineer at American Express Will Larche Software Engineer at Google Samantha Bretous Software Engineer at Major League Soccer Kyle Lee Product Manager at The Muse Steve Chen Frontend Developer at West Elm Moderated by Teddy Angelus Sponsored by Skills Fund (https://skills.fund/) We will be co-hosting this event with Bootcampers Anonymous and we are very excited to have you join us. For more info on Bootcampers Anonymous: https://www.meetup.com/NYC-Bootcampers-Anonymous/

  • Top Tech Talent Job Fair

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    New York Tech Talent job fair attracts the best talent in the tri-state area. Come meet employers, ask questions, and make connections. Job Seekers: Please fill out this form to get your ticket. https://goo.gl/forms/aMRjvH8qCtQpLTT52 Companies: For tickets please check out our ticket options on our Eventbrite page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/top-tech-talent-job-fair-tickets-46186759842?aff=Turntotech All standard Employer booths comes with a 6' table, a resume book of over 500 resumes from RSVP'd jobseekers, and online job postings that are sent to over 13,000 engineers, business analysts, data scientists, designers, and more. Discounted tickets are available for recruiters and startups hiring for one position. For questions about pricing or discounts for startups and non-profits, contact us at [masked]

  • Design Patterns in Swift: A Tech Talk in Partnership with RayWenderlich.com

    Join us as TurnToTech alum Jay Strawn gives a talk about design patterns in Swift! We’ll discuss best practices for organizing an app with examples of beginner, intermediate, and advanced patterns. Jay co-hosts the Ray Wenderlich podcast and is a co-author of the book “Design Patterns by Tutorials.” The book, recently published on RayWenderlich.com, includes example projects and playgrounds of design patterns ranging from common to niche. If you want to spend more time writing code than fixing bugs or trying to remember how your project is laid out, design patterns are a must! Buy the book here [ https://store.raywenderlich.com/products/design-patterns-by-tutorials ]

  • Intro to iOS Development, Part of our DIY Series; Build an iOS App in 3 Hours

    Get your feet wet in native iOS app development. This is a beginner workshop. We'll all build a simple app using Swift. Have you ever wondered what your life would be like today had you invented a popular app such as Instagram, Snapchat, or even Angry Birds? Creating fun, mobile apps is easier than you think! We will start off by looking at the process of app development and then dive right in by creating a fully functional mobile app that will run on your phone by the end of the evening. The session will be led by Aditya, one of TurnToTech’s master teachers and iOS expert. This intro course will be specifically about building iPhone apps for those with little to no experience, but it will also serve as an excellent opportunity to connect with like-minded folks in the industry. RSVP today!

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  • Getting started with RxJava

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    RX Java is one of the most coveted skills in the market today. Knowing it will set you apart from other candidates. Come join AndroidNYC as we learn about the optimal use of the observer design pattern. We will be going through the basics of what RXJava is and how it is used, as well creating a working sample.

  • Intro to iOS Development, Part of our DIY Series; Build an iOS App in 3 Hours

    Get your feet wet in native iOS app development. This is a beginner workshop. We'll all build a simple app using Swift. Have you ever wondered what your life would be like today had you invented a popular app such as Instagram, Snapchat, or even Angry Birds? Creating fun, mobile apps is easier than you think! Join us on Wednesday, November 8th for a FREE crash course in iOS development for beginners. We will start off by looking at the process of app development and then dive right in by creating a fully functional mobile app that will run on your phone by the end of the evening. The session will be led by Aditya, one of TurnToTech’s master teachers and iOS expert. This intro course will be specifically about building iPhone apps for those with little to no experience, but it will also serve as an excellent opportunity to connect with like-minded folks in the industry. RSVP today!

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  • YOUR CYBER SECURITY CAREER ROADMAP

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    Join us for.... "YOUR CYBER SECURITY CAREER ROADMAP." Data from all sides predict a huge surge in cybersecurity jobs. Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates jobs in IT security are one of the fastest-growing categories in tech, up 33% in the past four years alone. Cybersecurity Ventures (http://cybersecurityventures.com/jobs) predicts on the high end that there will be 3.5 million cyber security job openings by 2021. Also see Cisco's Mitigating the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage (https://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/products/collateral/security/cybersecurity-talent.pdf) So the next question is obviously - how to "break into" a career in cyber security. We'll cover that and many other questions such as what are the building block fundamentals for jumping into a career in cyber security? What are the salary ranges for the different career paths in cyber security? Are certifications relevant? How much time does it take to do this? What are the pre-requisites? Also, learn about what jobs you are (and will be) qualified for and define your cyber career goals and aspirations. Presentation by: HackerU is an Israeli leading training center and the biggest college in the fields of Cyber Security and Computer Sciences, with over 20 years of activity, 4,000 graduates a year (Certificate Programs), 1,400+ client enterprises and 600% growth in recent years. Personal Career Roadmap/Resume Review: The first 30 people who arrive with a hard copy resume, will have a one-to-one resume review and career consultation to discuss a career switch into cyber security.

  • What developers should know about salaries, offers, stock options, etc.

    This will be a fireside chat with Will Larche, Software Engineer at Google. Will will be discussing: - Negotiating engineer salaries - Evaluating offers - What you need to know about stock options and equity Will Larche (Software Engineer at Google) Formerly the Chief Product Office of Miner Labs (fashion-tech startup fail) and Lead iOS Engineer at LearnVest (financial-tech startup success) which sold to Northwest Mutual for over $300M. Now he works as an iOS design engineer in Google's Material Design department (material.io) which builds and defines the visual components for all Alphabet products. If you have a Google iOS app on your phone, you have his work! *This is not legal or accounting advice. Just Will's personal opinions.

  • YOUR CYBER SECURITY CAREER ROADMAP

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    Join us for.... "YOUR CYBER SECURITY CAREER ROADMAP." Data from all sides predict a huge surge in cybersecurity jobs. Data from the US Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates jobs in IT security are one of the fastest-growing categories in tech, up 33% in the past four years alone. Cybersecurity Ventures (http://cybersecurityventures.com/jobs) predicts on the high end that there will be 3.5 million cyber security job openings by 2021. Also see Cisco's Mitigating the Cybersecurity Skills Shortage (https://www.cisco.com/c/dam/en/us/products/collateral/security/cybersecurity-talent.pdf) So the next question is obviously - how to "break into" a career in cyber security. We'll cover that and many other questions such as what are the building block fundamentals for jumping into a career in cyber security? What are the salary ranges for the different career paths in cyber security? Are certifications relevant? How much time does it take to do this? What are the pre-requisites? Also, learn about what jobs you are (and will be) qualified for and define your cyber career goals and aspirations. Presentation by: Ariel Cohen (https://il.linkedin.com/in/ariel-cohen-593740135) CEO of HackerUSA HackerU is an Israeli leading training center and the biggest college in the fields of Cyber Security and Computer Sciences, with over 20 years of activity, 4,000 graduates a year (Certificate Programs), 1,400+ client enterprises and 600% growth in recent years. Personal Career Roadmap/Resume Review: The first 30 people who arrive with a hard copy resume, will have a one-to-one resume review and career consultation to discuss a career switch into cyber security.

  • A Fireside Chat with dave carlsson, a lead Android developer at Google

    Please join us for a Fireside Chat with dave carlsson, a lead Android developer at Google. Schedule: 5 mins - Intro and social awkwardness 10 mins - Bio/personal history at Google/life at Google 5 mins - Open Source at Google and why you should do your work in the open 10 mins - App UX: why it matters and how to do it 20 mins - Google Material Design (engineering) 10 mins - What’s new in Android and Material Design 20 mins - Question and answer / socialize availability Following the discussion, there will be a brief Q & A. Abstract: Material Design is Google's visual design system for Android, iOS, and the web. Since being introduced in 2014, Material has seen broad success both inside and outside of the company, particularly among smaller teams who lack their own design resources. dave carlsson, a technical lead and engineering manager on the Material Design team at Google, will discuss the engineering side of Material for Android. The talk will cover what it’s like to build a design system at Google, the importance of good app user experience, and why it’s so hard to build a button. dave will also discuss Open Source at Google, how to work with your designers, and some of where Android and Material Design may be going next. dave carlsson's Bio: Tech Lead / Engineering Manager, Google Material Design dave started at Google in… some time ago, as part of Ads. Since then, he's built products for web and Android and has worked in Search (twice), Machine Learning, Social (yes, G+--that one), Commerce, Books, and Android. He moved to New York at the beginning of 2017 as an engineering manager and tech lead for Material Design for Android and web. He and his team support Android developers at Google and through our Open Source UI libraries, and through design and engineering outreach and education. He is known for helping Google engineers build beautiful Android applications, with a focus on front-end and UI development (also, for being “that other person in a suit”). His first priority is the success of Google’s engineers and helping them solve problems. People come to dave directly when they need help with Android engineering, Material Design engineering, or if they need support or guidance navigating the great big company that is Google. https://www.linkedin.com/in/davecarlsson/