Coding resume sample

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When pursuing roles in coding, your resume provides valuable opportunities to show employers how any previous experiences could inform the work you’d do for them. Check out our Resume guide for more resume advice.

Once you recognize the valuable role the resume plays in your coding career, it helps to see what our guidance looks like in action!

Expert advice

“Show them [employers] the best of what matters to them, not just what you think is your best work overall! Is it a front end developer role? Show them your best front end projects – with links to the live site and to the GitHub repository as well. Is it a full-stack role? Swap those projects in your resume to your best full stack applications!  Is it a role focused more on the back end? Share your best back end work in your projects section!”

– Matthew R., career expert at edX

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Additional resources

A resume is an extremely important component when it comes to pursuing a career in most industries, including coding.

With each section of your resume offering a unique opportunity to make your individual journey count, it’s often hard to know where to start. Check out our General resume sample to get a better idea of best practices across all industries.

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