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Top 5 Data Science Career Paths

Today, companies across numerous industries employ and rely on data scientists to grow their businesses. In general, data scientists are responsible for collecting and analyzing raw data, using data to gain insights into business processes to help achieve various goals. …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Is New York City Finally Returning to the Office?

With rising subway ridership and office occupancy, the city’s post-Labor Day return has offered early signs that New York may finally be turning over a new chapter in its recovery.

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OCS January Arts & Museums Internship Program

OCS Arts & Museums January Internship Program

Build skills and experience at an arts organization while earning a $750 stipend to complete a transformative, project-based, three week experience! Apply for an OCS ARTS & MUSEUMS JANUARY INTERNSHIP!

Internships are open to

By Amy DiGiovine
Amy DiGiovine Assistant Director, Arts, Entertainment, Media, Advertising, Journalism, Publishing, Fashion, Sports, & Pre-Law
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Skill Building Courses

Visual Thinking Strategies

Philip Yenawine
What if teachers taught with questions rather than lectures? What if students were asked to reflect instead of regurgitate? Visual…

PowerPoint Essential Training

Jess Stratton
You don’t have to be a designer to create a great visual presentation. Learn how to use Microsoft PowerPoint for…

Write a Business Plan

Google for Education Course
Define and organize your business’s growth by writing a business plan.

Producing Professional Audio and Video Podcasts

Whether you want to record a song, fix audio tracks, or enhance sound effects with multitrack recording, our Adobe Audition…

How to Succeed in a Case Study Interview

Jena Viviano
You’ve nailed the first few rounds of interviews, and now you’ve been invited to participate in a case study interview.…

Introduction to Github

GitHub Training Team
People use GitHub to build some of the most advanced technologies in the world. Whether you’re visualizing data or building…

Professional Songwriting

Cliff Goldmacher
Join professional songwriter Cliff Goldmacher as he shares his insights on the songwriting process and on what it takes to…

Writing Ad Copy

Michael Duquet
Learn how to write ad copy that effectively conveys your brand and converts clicks into sales, traffic, and signups. Conversion…

Financial Modeling Foundations

Michael McDonald
By distilling key information regarding cash flow levels and risks, financial modeling helps decision-makers make informed choices based on data…

Communicating Across Cultures

Tatiana Kolovou
To succeed in a cross-cultural business setting, it’s important to understand the differences in how people communicate. Language isn’t the…

Having a Vision in Entertainment

LinkedIn News
Go behind the scenes with Oprah Winfrey and LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner as they discuss Oprah’s career, the power of…

Public Relations Foundations

Deirdre Breakenridge
Public relations (PR) is critical to any business that wants to create media exposure, sway consumer opinion, and maintain a…

Excel for Banking Professionals

Michael McDonald
Across the world of banking and finance, Excel is simply indispensable. This critical tool serves as a blank canvas for…

Product Manager Interview Prep

Multiple Instructors
In this course, you’ll learn exactly what to expect during a product management interview, and view exclusive interviews with practicing…

Getting Started in Graphic Design

Cara St. Hilaire
New to graphic design? You’re in the right place. Discover the most crucial skills, tools, and techniques for graphic designers…

The Data Science of Retail, Sales, and Commerce

Barton Poulson
How does technology constantly gather data from the world of commerce around us? What can you derive from the data…

Finance Foundations

Kay Stice and Jim Stice
Finance exists in the real world. It impacts everyone: individuals, families, companies, and governments. While it may sound complicated, at…

Managing Projects Across Cultures

Sam Yankelevitch
The success of your global project team is dependent on the ability of your team members to work effectively across…

Copywriting for Social Media

Michaela Alexis
The right words can move your audience to act. But reliably finding those words—and fine-tuning them for posts on different…

Customer Experience: Creating Customer Personas

Explore the LinkedIn Learning courses centered around consumer products.

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