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Internet Developers

Tips for Entry

Develop excellent communication skills. In many Web development jobs, you will meet with clients frequently to ensure you understand their needs and can meet them. You must be able to communicate confidently with people at all managerial levels of a company.

Volunteer frequently to help organizations such as a club, church, etc. develop their Web sites, and cite this experience on your resume.

Have experienced professionals evaluate your work and provide you with feedback so you can learn and grow your skills.

Understand the difference between being a graphic designer and a Web designer. As a Web designer, you are creating an interactive, digital experience that is very different from graphic design. Be able to communicate this understanding to prospective employers.

Read publications such as Website Magazine ( to learn more about trends in the industry. 

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