Cloud computing is a highly specialized field, and requires you to get enough experience if you want to land even entry-level jobs. But how can you gain experience without getting a job first? The easy answer is getting a certification.

Yes, getting a certification in cloud computing may or may not help you get an entry level job. You can then use that job as a launching pad to gain enough experience and land higher paying jobs as you gain more experience.

In this article, we will provide you with some of the best ways in which you can start entry-level cloud computing careers.

Choose a Suitable Certification

If you are looking to get a job in the cloud computing industry, you will need to understand your interest first, and choose the right certification.

Once you choose the right type of certification you want to get, you can choose between physical and online institutions to get the certification.

During the certification, make sure that you do not miss any important skill or detail as this field is highly skill oriented.

Start Building a Portfolio

Almost every cloud computing institution provides you with enough training projects to help you build a good portfolio during the certification process. You can use the projects you do during your training process as your portfolio and show it to your potential clients or employers.

When providing anyone with your portfolio, make sure that you provide them with a physical and a digital copy. This will prove that you are actually interested in the job, and have the required experience to be hired.

Work For Free

Yes, you read it right. You can do some free work for a few clients in order to build yourself a nice portfolio and get good reviews. This is the best way to build your portfolio and use it to get more high-paying clients later on.