Carissa had just finished her master’s degree in computer science and was ready to leave the world of classrooms behind her. Previously a high school math teacher on the verge of burnout, she’d decided to make the leap to software engineering with little technical experience in her past and a lot of hope for more varied waters in her future.
When you’re starting your career, it can be valuable to continually immerse yourself in learning – a core tenant at DRW. Shannon, a Senior Software Engineer on our compliance team, shares five resources that helped her get ahead early on in her career – and can help you too! Find out her recommendations below.
This January, DRW Chicago welcomed three students from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign for an internship through the inaugural City Scholars program. A group of electrical and computer engineering students spent the spring semester living in Chicago and interning part-time at local companies while also taking classes. We spoke with one of our City Scholars, Jimin, about her experience in the program, at DRW and in Chicago.
People talk about technology’s proclivity for disruption, but for some companies, metamorphosis might be a term closer to the truth.
C++ is an ever-evolving, big and complex language. It has many ways to do the same thing, some being easier to write, and some performing better… or so you might think.