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PDXWIT, AWS and Hydrolix Present: How to Prepare for a Technical Interview and Get Hired Up

AWS - 1320 SW Broadway Ste# 400
Portland, OR 97201, US (map)

45.515081, -122.681195



Registration is required to attend this event. Please register at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdxwit-aws-and-hydrolix-present-how-to-prepare-for-a-technical-interview-tickets-622054340277

Are you looking for a new role in tech? A new role in a tech-adjacent industry? If you answered yes, then join PDXWIT, AWS, and host Hydrolix for a mash-up of our two most popular events: Get Hired Up! and How to Prepare for a Technical Interview!

Get Hired Up! will feature resume reviews by experts, so don’t forget to bring a hard copy of your resume! You’ll also have opportunities to network with recruiters, along with organizations like Women In Cyber Security (WiCyS), the International Association of Privacy Professionals (IAPP), and Women in Big Data.

Looking to land a technical role? Then you’ll want to be sure to register for AWS’s How to Prepare for a Technical Interview (and bring a hard copy of your resume if you’d like advice from our expert reviewers!). By the end of the workshop, you’ll having a better understanding of:

  • What to expect the day of the interview
  • Approaches to navigate the coding test
  • Where you can find more information and resources

Space is limited, so register early! If you have any questions after reviewing the agenda and FAQs, you can reach out to us at [email protected].

Important: During registration, please be sure to select the appropriate ticket: How to Prepare for a Technical Interview ONLY Get Hired Up! ONLY Both

If you’d like your resume reviewed, select “Yes” to the question “Do you want your resume reviewed?” during registration. Limit one resume review per participant.


4:15pm Doors Open for Workshop Attendees 4:30pm Resume Review for Workshop Attendees 5:00pm Welcome, Introductions, Announcements 5:05pm How to Prepare for a Technical Interview Workshop w/AWS 6:00pm Doors Open for Get Hired Up & Networking Attendees 6:15pm Get Hired Up/Networking/Resume Review 7:30pm Event Ends

Please note: all attendees will be required to show proof of a COVID vaccination or a negative COVID test within 48 hours of the event start.

PDXWIT is building a better tech industry by creating access, dismantling inequities and fueling belonging. Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

COVID Safety FAQ: Q: Will masks be required in indoor spaces? Will masks be required outside? Will hand sanitizer be provided and plentiful? A: Masks are optional and our host will provide hand sanitizer. We will ask all attendees to show proof of vaccination OR have a negative COVID test within 48 hours of the event.

Event FAQ

Q: What is the in-person event capacity? A: How to Prepare for a Technical Interview: 200. Get Hired Up & Networking: 300.

Q: Can I attend only the How to Prepare for a Technical Interview workshop and still get my resume reviewed? A: Yes. Resume reviews for workshop attendees will begin at 4:30pm PDT.

Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms? A: Yes

Q: Is the space ADA accessible? A: Yes

Q: Will there be food and drink at this event? A: Yes.

Q: What is the parking situation? A: Nearby parking recommendations are: Broadway Tower (PDX17 building garage) - Entry off of SW Columbia between SW Broadway and SW Park | $5/hour, $17/day maximum

Unitus Plaza garage - Entry off of SW 5th between SW Jefferson and SW Columbia | $5/hour, $15/day maximum

Ladd Tower garage - Entry off of SW Jefferson between SW Broadway and SW Park | $5/hour, $15/day maximum

Metered Parking - 2 hour metered street parking | Meter rates and additional public parking resources are available here

Q: Is there any special information that might help me find the entrance? A: Entrance to the building is on SW Broadway between SW Jefferson and SW Columbia. Doors lock for the day at 5pm. After 5pm a volunteer will be posted near the doors to assist you.

Q: Is there secured bike parking? A: There are bike racks off SW Broadway in front of the building that can be utilized. There is no bike parking in the building.

Q: Should I consider using public transportation? A: Yes.

Q: Can I bring my dog? A: Sadly, no.

Q: Are the exits clearly marked? A: Yes.