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I passed Java without any programming experience

 
Jon Go
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Hi I passed the Java2 Certification with a 64% score. It is not much but reviewing only for 2 months and without any programming experience (My undergrad was finance).
I would like to know how I can construct my resume without any programming experience. I have a master in finance and all my experience is in that field. I have taken all the websphere training program from IBM and getting ready to be certified there too.
 
Dominic Steng�rd
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Congratulations Jon!
Regards

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Dominic Steng�rd
Sun Certified Java 2 Programmer
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Jane Griscti
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Congratulations Jon
Not sure how you should structure your resume ... maybe if you poked around on some job search sites you could find example resumes.
Best of luck with your future programming and Websphere certification.
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Jane Griscti
Sun Certified Programmer for the Java� 2 Platform
 
Jon Go
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Thank you very much. I do hope that I can land on a job soon.
 
Dennis Lewis
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Jon - have you done any Excel or any other spreadsheet
macros. did you have any programming courses in college.
I'm afraid you're in for a rough ride. The days when a
Java cert meant instant job are long gone. The managers
expect 2 to 3 years intense hands on programming experience
with Java (and probably several years of C++ before that)
I just passed this morning but have been programming in Java
for about 6 months with 6 years of C++ before that.
But you could look on Dice and especially focus on
pay rates of DOE and someone may take a chance on you.
 
Angela Poynton
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There are plenty of places (at least there are here in the UK) who are willing to take on non-IT grads as long as they show a certain amount of determination to get into the field.
I got a BA in Film and Video ... then went to get my current job as a programmer on such a scheme .. i also interviewed for another such scheme. The Certification will certainly help you if you go for that kind of route to employment. However nothing beats experience ... get yourself involved in something like this http://www.javaranch.com/ubb/Forum37/HTML/000393.html and then you'll have something tangible to put on your resume
 
shailesh sonavadekar
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congratulations , Jon. All the very best in whaever field you select. put your best efforts , you will be successful.

As Angela has mentioned that there are many places non C.S. grads are considered for post of IT professionals. But , you should put solid projects on your resume.
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Ashish Chande
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Congrats Jon,
That's really great.
All the Best for the Future
Ashish
 
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