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Eric devlin

Software engineer, class of 2015.

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Transitioning from college to career? Get guidance from someone a few steps ahead of you!

Hi, I’m Eric Devlin. I am a software engineer with a degree in Computer Science from Cal Poly at San Luis Obispo. While I was at Cal Poly, I held three summer internships. I have experience in different products and many facets of the software development cycle. I am very interested in sharing my experiences with new graduates who are entering STEM careers. I look forward to writing more for STEM-Away!
More advice I wish I had when I first started work
#1 Learn how to stop being apologetic and start “politely demanding”. When ta...
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Posted on Tuesday, 13 March 2018
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Dealing with performance reviews
#1 Demonstrate value in your write up If there is a write up that you must co...
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Posted on Wednesday, 28 February 2018
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How to Run a Meeting
Some time after starting your first job you will probably end up running a meeti...
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11 Votes
Posted on Tuesday, 20 February 2018
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Why and how to choose a good side project at work
While it is tempting to point out issues that affect your team’s productivity,...
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11 Votes
Posted on Monday, 12 February 2018
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How to effectively ask for help when you’re stuck
This one seems like common sense though it is really a skill that you need to ...
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Posted on Thursday, 08 February 2018
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