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IT jobs for a fresher?

 
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Hi,

I just cleared the SCJP/OCPJP exam some time ago and am now looking for an entry-level Java job. The problem is that I do not come from an Engineering background and have no experience in the IT industry. I am trying to self-study my way into the industry, which is why I took the exam.

Does anybody have suggestions for a good website where I can post my resume. Monster etc. have lots of job postings but for experienced professionals. I am open to doing an internship to begin with, just to get things going.

Thanks!
 
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A good place to start would be to try and participate as a contributor in some Open Source projects. Try at SourceForge.
 
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If you are interested in freelancing, odesk has open opportunities. It would be a good way to ease into work.

Which geographical location are you from ? Depending on the requirements in your area, finding a job could be easy or hard. If you do not have an engineering background, what education background do you have ?
 
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My education background is = Economics.

And I'll check out odesk and SourceForge, thank you!
 
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k reeta wrote:Hi,

I just cleared the SCJP/OCPJP exam some time ago and am now looking for an entry-level Java job. The problem is that I do not come from an Engineering background and have no experience in the IT industry. I am trying to self-study my way into the industry, which is why I took the exam.

Does anybody have suggestions for a good website where I can post my resume. Monster etc. have lots of job postings but for experienced professionals. I am open to doing an internship to begin with, just to get things going.

Thanks!



Maybe talk to this guy?
 
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Instead of talking with any guy; post your resume on job site, go through formal selection process and join some known company on salary. If that is not working out and if you really want to volunteer, then do it for open source project or no profit organization. An organization, small or big, doing work to earn profit, should not expect work from anyone just for sponsorship of SCWCD or SCJP. It has to be recruitment agency otherwise. And even in that case they should pay stipend at least for freshers and give formal certificate at the end of internship. Keep all these things in mind.
 
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