Developing a Successful Portfolio: Advice for Career Changers

A talk and Q&A session with a professional tech writer about how to develop an impressive portfolio to break into the field.

Feb 10, 6:00 – 7:00 PM



Key Themes

Career Development

About this event

Daniel Nelson has worked in tech and programming as a successful documentation writer and strategy designer for many years. 

Now working for a large tech corporation, he originally majored in writing and communications.

In this talk, he explains how you can develop your portfolio to showcase your Computer Science skills, giving advice in particular for people coming from non-tech backgrounds about how to break into the field. Additionally, he talks about how to get freelancing jobs and which skills employers like to see the most.


  • Daniel Nelson


  • Ophelia Lavey

    IT Lead GDSC


  • Jana Dragovic

    GDSC Lead

  • Cynthia Tang

    Team Advisor

  • Kayleigh Kivits

    HR Lead

  • Matheus Colombo

    IT Lead

  • Francis Kim

    University of London

    IT Lead

  • Mostafa Higazy

    Tech Instructor

  • Ophelia Lavey

    University of London

    IT Lead

  • Lentin Varghese

    Akamai Technologies

    Tech Instructor

  • Hamza Saeed

    Tech Instructor

  • Injila J.

    Social Media Manager

  • Ahmad-Tijani Bashorun

    Product & Web Design Lead

  • Maryam Shahzad

    HR Assistant

  • Danica Rachel Lim

    Graphics Designer

  • Rita Remoaldo

    HR Lead

  • Daria Nazarkina

    HR Lead

  • Chayanon Kitkana

    IT Lead

  • Moumita Mou

    HR Lead

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