Careers in Code Student Success Stories: Dana (Davis) McMullen

“This is what all of those long days and weekends were about. I know there is an exciting journey ahead, but to be working in this field and to have my first paycheck as a web developer, I feel like the journey has come full circle for me.”

A poster for the LaToya Jones campaign Dana created for digital and print advertisements.
  • Part-time internship for LaToya Jones’ campaign for Clay Town Council as a web developer and digital and print media content creator. She created the website for the campaign, which is fully responsive to be viewed on a full screen, tablet, or mobile phone. See it here.
  • Part-time internship in web development for The Stand newspaper, working with the Syracuse University Newhouse School’s students from Professor Adam Peruta’s ICC565 Designing Interactivity class, staff from The Stand, and a group of local tech professionals. Her primary role is to develop the back-end of the website after the students finish creating the front-end.

“Dana managed to organize all of [the event’s needs], from securing a venue, speakers, sponsors, equipment, etc. IN ONLY TWO WEEKS! This event exemplifies that the [students] of Careers in Code [Cohort 1] can do anything.”

  • Freelance position as a private contractor for a local business to help with workflow management and task automation.
  • Freelance position as a web developer on a church website for a local Bishop.

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Advancing Upstate New York's tech community through events and education. http://hackupstate.com/ && https://careersincode.org/