How to Think Like a Software Engineer


Curious about the mind of a software engineer? Join us for "How to Think Like a Software Engineer," an engaging and interactive session designed for those interested in the world of tech, but who may have no prior coding experience. This workshop offers a unique glimpse into the cognitive processes and problem-solving techniques that define the day-to-day of software engineers. Expect to dive into exercises that sharpen your skills through algorithmic thinking and group challenges that stimulate the brain's problem-solving capabilities—all without writing a single line of code! It’s an ideal playground for collaborative learning and will give you a taste of what it's like to think and solve problems like a seasoned software engineer.

Target Audience:

This program is tailored for anyone curious about tech, from non-coders to those considering a career switch into software engineering. It's also perfect for those looking for a fun, engaging way to develop critical thinking skills.During this event, you will learn about:

  • Explore how to break down complex problems using methods like whiteboarding and pseudocoding.
  • Engage in hands-on problem-solving activities that don’t require prior coding knowledge.
  • Develop a growth mindset and learn about cognitive strategies that enhance learning and problem-solving in tech and beyond.

How to Prepare:

  • No preparation is needed! Just bring your curiosity and readiness to participate in group activities.
  • Link to join the workshop will be provided once you RSVP!

About Hack Reactor

Hack Reactor by Galvanize, a leading brand in tech education, has been breaking industry barriers since 2012. Our coding programs are designed so that anyone with motivation can succeed, regardless of education, experience, or background. Hack Reactor programs create an immersive and supportive environment for gaining the in-demand software engineering and other foundational skills needed to propel your career. When you participate in any Hack Reactor program, you join a diverse, engaged network of fellow students, instructors, staff, and alumni, including 14,000+ graduates at 2,500+ companies. Together, we form a vibrant community that’s changing tech from within.

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Hack Reactor Software Engineering



Date & Time

July 12, 2024, 2 p.m. - July 12, 2024, 3 p.m.



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