Launched Stories: From Pastry Chef to Developer @ Facebook

Launch Academy

By Launch Academy

February 1, 2022

It was a scary day at the Doctor's office when Galen's whole life changed! Learn how she overcame adversity to create a new career path that ultimately led to an engineering role at Facebook. In this video, Galen shares:
  • How a startling moment in your life can encourage you to make a career switch
  • Don't be afraid of the word "internships" - Software Development internships can be a great way to accelerate your career
  • Why she thinks Launch Academy's community is different
  • Why applying to jobs can sometimes be a numbers game, and practice makes perfect
If you're interested in following in Galen's footsteps, it's not too late to apply and take Boston 25's Preflight Challenge. If you participate, we'll give you three weeks of bonus material and a $1500 scholarship.