“When I graduated University, I already had one more year work experience than everyone else.”

Linda is the latest Industry Connect intern to land a job, this time as a software developer.

There is no easy path to a career in software development; you have to work hard to get the results. The drive to work hard differs from person to person.

Linda had a good reason to work hard and get a job.

What helped you become who you are today?

The most important thing that has inspired me is the pressure to get a job because I’ve got a daughter in China and I need to bring her here. This is the most important factor for me to get this job.

I got a lot of help from people at MVP and Aimy Plus. A lot of people gave me advice to help improve my technical skills.

The most important thing I think is to not give up. After one or two months I almost gave up, but then I thought of my daughter, and yeah, I just needed to stick to it and find a job.

Would you recommend Industry Connect?

Yeah of course! Actually, I already did it before to my classmate. I feel I’m lucky, because I joined MVP Studio before I went to University, so I’ve got a longer internship than my other classmates.

When I graduated from University, I already had one more year of work experience than everyone else. I think that really helped me to find a job.

How we help people enter the IT industry

There’s no one better than Industry Connect to help you enter the IT industry and launch your career as a software developer.

We’ve been working in the IT industry for over two decades years, and know this business inside-out. We recognise that most IT employers don’t want to bother with the time and money it takes to “up-skill” a new employee, and so would rather hire someone at that level to begin with.

We can get you to that level, so when it comes to securing your first job, you’re already ahead of the pack. Here with us, you’ll be working with experienced developers and real clients. Here you’ll learn the in’s and out’s of the industry, gaining an understanding of how business works. With us you will work alongside other developers, both experienced and new Graduates like yourself, acquiring communication skills, both professionally and personally.

Having started in Auckland just a few years ago, we’ve been so successful we are now expanding across the world. With offices in Australia, Ireland, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong and the UK, no matter where you are, we can help you enter the IT industry and start your career as a software developer.

What is Industry Connect?

Industry Connect is an IT/Software Career Launchpad that has everything you need to kick-start your IT/software career in AU, NZ, UK, IE, SG, HK, IN, ID, VN & PH.

Industry Connect's Ecosystem

We have been helping career changers, recent IT graduates and people with career gap to start their IT/software careers.

Over the years, we have helped hundreds kick-start an IT/software career. (Verifiable evidences are available on this website)


We are an innovative software training school backed by global/local software companies. Our ecosystem is an incubation process that supports our participants until they launch a tech career.


Our Job-Ready training programmes focus on,
  • Software Development
  • Business Intelligence (or Data Analyst)
  • Test Analyst

  • Six Weeks Training Classes (Practical Tech Skills)
  • Three Months (or more) Structured Internship on Large Commercial-Scale Projects (Learning enhanced, flexible Hours)
  • Employer Network (job analysis and internal referral if goals are met)

You can join us via Zoom (live face-to-face meeting) remotely from anywhere and "download" the valuable knowledge & experiences from our tech experts across different tech centres.

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