How a female civil engineer completely changed her career and entered the world of coding?
In this blog post, I would like to share the major change I
made in my life and the impact it had on my personal and professional
development. As a civil engineering graduate living in Germany for 15 years, I
never imagined myself working in the IT sector. However, upon a friend's
recommendation, I decided to step out of my comfort zone and enroll in the
Cyber Security IT course offered by euroTech Study. Little did I know that this
decision would shape my future in ways I couldn't have imagined.
Discovering a New Field:
With a lifelong interest in computers but lacking the necessary skills, I took
a leap of faith and joined euroTech Study. It was a decision I have never
regretted. The comprehensive content of the course amazed me, as it prepared us
for various positions and equipped us with knowledge in cybersecurity and other
relevant topics. Despite having limited knowledge in this field, euroTech Study
provided me with a solid foundation, opening doors to new job prospects in
Throughout the course, I faced the challenge of balancing my studies with the
responsibilities of being a parent to two children. However, the unwavering
support of my teacher proved invaluable. Despite doubts and moments of
uncertainty, I persevered and witnessed remarkable personal growth. Looking
back, I can hardly recognize the person I was just a year ago. Although
challenges still arise, I continue to progress and push myself further.
Practical Learning and Real-Life Applications:
As someone who had no prior knowledge of cybersecurity, I embarked on a journey
of learning the fundamentals and applying them in real-life scenarios. The
opportunity to practice in a laboratory environment allowed us to transform
theoretical knowledge into practical skills. Moreover, the euroTech course
provided me with the confidence to succeed in my first job interview after
having an interview with an intermediary firm. I was able to start a job
successfully, thanks to the knowledge and practical experience gained during
Intensive Work with Rewarding Outcomes:
The intensity of the euroTech course demanded considerable effort, but the
rewards were well worth it. Today, I find myself actively engaged in the daily
work life and continuously growing. Despite moments of struggle, the guidance
and support from our teachers helped me make progress in various areas.
Laboratory work played a crucial role in solidifying our understanding and
facilitating our grasp of the subjects. The challenging process of dedicating
eight hours a day to these topics resulted in significant advancements in my
knowledge and skills.
Certification and Language Skills: Upon completing the course, we
successfully passed the certification exams, solidifying our expertise in the
field. Additionally, the course included support to improve our language
skills, specifically in German. Currently, I am actively applying for jobs, and
the knowledge and confidence gained from euroTech Study have greatly enhanced
my performance in job interviews. Although I still face challenges,
particularly with the German language, I strive to overcome them with the
support of my teammates and a commitment to constant improvement.
Applying Learned Skills in Work and Life:
The ability to apply what I learned during euroTech Study in my work life is
incredibly valuable to me. With my newfound cybersecurity skills, I can
actively contribute to projects and efficiently solve various problems. The
methods and analytical thinking skills acquired during the training process
have proven beneficial in the workplace. Moreover, the general knowledge and
skills gained from the course have had a positive impact on my daily life,
improving my communication, problem-solving, and analytical thinking abilities.
Joining euroTech Study marked a
significant turning point in my life. Despite the initial challenges I faced
during the training process, the gains and self-confidence I obtained continue
to motivate me. As I navigate through job applications, I firmly believe that
the education received from euroTech Study will play an indispensable role in
shaping my future career. This transformative journey of personal and
professional development has instilled in me a drive to embrace future
opportunities with enthusiasm. I eagerly look forward to what lies ahead, armed
with the invaluable knowledge and skills gained from euroTech Study.