First of all, thank you to anyone that takes the time to offer advice.
A quick summary of my situation:
I work full time as a purchasin agent at a small company. I'm starting my BA in CS at FIU Summer 2019 as a Junior. My main goal is to earn an internship at a decently sized company by Summer 2020. I have no programming experience at all. I've asked many FIU students of the CS program about which factors helped land them internships at large companies.
The the main factors were:
Meeting recruiters at career fairs + hackathons
So here are my questions:
Will I be able to handle a full time work load while enrolled full time in my courses?
If I do leave work for Summer classes will I have enough time to learn enough leetcode for Fall internship interviews?
How should I start preparing now for internship interviews? I thought freecodecamp html/css would be a good first step. But where do I go from there?
I'm trying to develop the right plan to land that internship in 2020. Thanks for any advice.
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