How to Get a Job in Software

How to Get a Job in Software

May 23, 2023

6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Event Type: virtual

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Cost: Free


Join us for a fast-paced, online intro to all things software quality assurance-related. You’ll hear from Silicon Valley software engineers who share the latest industry trends. We’ll talk about job prospects and key skills for your resume, hear from alumni, and get a picture of the concrete steps you can take to launch your career in the field. 


  • Opportunities for Software Quality Engineers
    Where to find what companies are looking for?
    How to get ready for emerging jobs?
  • What is the path forward for a job in SQA?
    What hard skills do you need on your resume?
    What soft skills do you need to show in your interview?
  • How to get job-ready fast
    Overview of the three tracks in the UCSC Software Engineering Quality program
    The value of a UC certificate
  • Getting a Job: the SEQ Alumni experience
  • Q&A
    Send in your questions when you register or bring them with you.


  • Alp Tiritoglu, B.S. Computer Science and M.F.A. in Design Theory, a principal at UILAB LLC, has over 30 years of experience in user experience and user interface design
  • Hong Nguyen-Phuong, MS, PMP®, PSM I, PSPO I, SASM, SA, has managed teams, technology projects, and programs at Sun Microsystems, Symantec, and PG&E, as well as at smaller organizations and startups. 
  • + Student Alumni

Event Host

This event is hosted by the Software Engineering Quality certificate program at UCSC Silicon Valley Extension.