Understand intellectual property & software licensing
Know how to include a license
Know what makes a good technical resume
Utilize LinkedIn to network with other professionals
Know how to use your GitHub account to showcase projects
Before coming to class, cover all of the material in the following modules:
We’ll discuss what your rights are when it comes to software licensing, how to choose a license, and how to get started contributing to open source projects.
In lecture, we’ll cover a few more points about what makes a good resume and share some examples.
We will talk about popular online profiles, like LinkedIn and GitHub. We’ll also discuss why online profiles are necessary and how they should be presented. We will have examples and take questions.
You will have time to work on your resume, GitHub profile, and LinkedIn. If you haven’t started a technical resume yet, you’ll be able to start based on some examples shared in the prep work. If you have an existing resume, you can pair up with a partner or your mentor to get feedback.