During the year 2004 as I searched for internship with one of the Telecom companies, in Uganda, I visited a Network Management Centers (NMC) of the Telecom Company. On my visit, I expected to find engineers and not marketing models. Well to my surprise I found this stunningly fashionable lady who could pass as a model or someone more fit for front end roles. She was an engineer and doing her job diligently. Latter when I learnt this model-engineer’s background; I discovered she had transitioned into a tech job from another discipline. With or without a tech degree, you can get a tech job if you are committed to get one. Of course most employers’ preference will first be for trained engineers of IT specialist but even someone coming from a typical arts background or marketing can transition into a tech job. HOW?
With time and commitment, following some of these tips, your chances of getting a tech job will be much brighter and soon it will happen just like the model-engineer I met at one of Uganda telecom operators NMC. Full Article, 6 Ways to Get a Tech Job without a Tech Degree