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ShiftED: AMA with Software Engineers | Pittsburgh

About this event

Join General Assembly and our tenured Software Engineers for an Ask Me Anything! This conversation will range from topics including apps, web pages, the job market, the skills companies look for in a hire, and the resources to get you started.

Bring your questions for our Software Engineers. They will give you a glimpse into the role, help you understand what is needed to get there, and, just maybe, inspire you to make a change! Whether you are looking to change careers, skill-up, or just understand the importance of this field, come out to mingle and hear from our expert.


  • What the day-to-day of a Software Engineer looks like
  • Various career paths
  • Best languages to learn
  • Front end vs. Back end
  • Top skills needed to succeed
  • The best communities to meet other design and research folks
  • The ups and downs of this career

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