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I got a $215,000 job offer in product design during the pandemic with only 2 years of experience. Here's how I did it - and why I ultimately turned it down

26 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Summary List Placement Product design jobs in Silicon Valley are ultra competitive. People from all over the world try to break in, and I've personally seen how a single job listing brings in hundreds of applicants.
I had 2 years of product design experience under my belt, which consisted of tons of scrappy projects and learnings. I didn't come from a "prestigious" school, or at least one recognized by Silicon Valley. I studied at Virginia Commonwealth University, a public arts university, and while it's recognized by folks on the East Coast, no one in Silicon Valley has heard of it.
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