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Before getting into a Job

Prem Krishnan
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Joined: Jun 26, 2008
Posts: 7
Dear Ranchers,

I passed SCJP, now planning for a SCWCD. I think taking a certification alone does not prove ones worth in the technology. So I would like to participate in some open source projects so that it is easier to get a job also I can have a hands on experience in the technology. I have visited many open source sites in order to get into such a project. but the projects were a little bit tough for me to handle. I was not able to understand the code that was available.

What are the pre-requisite to participate in such a project/ from where can we get some experience in coding. I thought of starting from a Open source project, Please correct if I am wrong. When you srart hunting for a job these experiences will really count. Please Guide me.

Thanks
Prem
Sunit Gupta
Ranch Hand

Joined: Jul 21, 2008
Posts: 44
Join an institute which offers chance to work on real life project (or at least hands on experience in an academic project).

It'll keep you motivated + there could be chances of placement in a company if the institute offers campus placement.

You may as well consider C-DAC course from a prominent location like Pune / Bangalore / Delhi / Mumbai / Hyderabad etc. where there are lot of IT companies and chances of placements are higher.
 
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