Online Education

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Online Education

Have you heard of Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs? They are courses that you can take online, generally at no cost unless you want a certificate proving you completed it, which you can use to build your skill sets.

Skills you can learn through MOOCs include:

  • computer programming and data analysis
  • business management and entrepreneurship
  • art, poetry and music

Also, MOOCs offer various career advancement courses in collaboration with tech industry leaders including Google (see Udacity), on topics like:

  • how to strengthen your social network and brand
  • VR interview prep
  • optimizing your GitHub (ie, online portfolio)

and more!

See the following pages for more information about MOOCs:

University Affairs article on MOOCs
Another article on MOOCs


Some of the largest providers of MOOCs are:

Class Central
LinkedIn Learning

One way to learn and possibly get noticed by an employer is to participate in competitions and company-sponsored projects! Search on your own via Google and on platforms like LinkedIn, but you can also find some of them here: