How to Get a Job at a Startup

Date(s) - 04/24/18
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

General Assembly

Hosted by

How to Get a Job at a Startup


Tuesday, 24 April 6 – 8 pm CDT

Seasoned professional thinking about ditching your suit for a scrappier team or a new adventure? Recent grad looking to break your way into the tech scene? Fast growing startups can seem like a very attractive place to work. But breaking into one can sometimes feel like learning a new language. Doesn’t matter what industry you’re coming from or what your major was — there’s room for all, even those of us without coding experience (no, really!).

Our experts will keep it real about landing a job in the startup world and how to determine if the fast-paced life is right for you. In this free event you’ll get some insider tips as well as hear first-hand experience on how to launch a career with a high growth company.

Why it Matters: The startup world is overflowing with awesome opportunities, but breaking your way in can be tricky (especially if you’re non-technical). Come let the experts break down what life is really like at a growing company, what they look for in their best hires, and their secrets to success for interviews and beyond.

Take Aways:
– How to position yourself for the startup world
– How to foster the skills hiring managers look for the most
– How to network like a pro
– How to succeed in the challenging, unpredictable world of startups!


  • Check-in & Networking 5:30 – 6:00 pm
  • Event Intro & Kickoff 6:05 – 6:10 pm
  • Panel Discussion 6:10 – 7:40 pm
  • Q&A and Networking 7:40 – 8:00 pm

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About the Instructor

Alida Miranda-Wolff Photo

Director of Platform,
Hyde Park Angels

Alida Miranda-Wolff heads up communications and strategy at Hyde Park Angels, crafting and disseminating the organization’s brand across all channels. In addition to developing HPA’s integrated communications plan and executing its core elements, Alida manages membership, partnerships, portfolio company support, and community engagement.