Technology & Engineering

Picking a Major: How to Choose a Major for Future Tech Jobs

Chris Beck

Picking a college major is easy for some. For others, it’s a cause of stress. Sometimes it’s just a split-second decision – one you know you can change later.

Whether you choose a major freshman year and stick with …

By William Frierson - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
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Career Resources for Womxn

The good news is that many employers are actively seeking diverse talent, but we know it can be hard to identify these employers and resources. Please review the OCS curated list below for career resources including: job boards, funding sources, …

By Meaghan Shea
Meaghan Shea Assistant Director, Technology, Data Analytics, Life & Physical Sciences & Entrepreneurship
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Women Who Code CEO Alaina Percival on How to Achieve Gender Parity in Tech

While there are plenty of programs designed to encourage more women to join the tech industry, companies aren’t investing in retaining the women who are already in the workforce, says Alaina Percival, CEO of Women Who Code. Hence why the …

By Kindra Cooper - Springboard
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Bridging the world's skills gap through affordable, high-quality, online education.
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Skill Building Courses

Data Science Foundations and Fundamentals

Barton Poulson
Data science is driving a world-wide revolution that touches everything from business automation to social interaction. It’s also one of…

Intro to Web Design & Development

Jen Kramer
Are you interested in learning more about a career in web design and development? Getting on the internet is one…

Finding New Career Paths with SQL

Nikiya Simpson
The SQL language is widely used and can be applied to a variety of technical fields such as data warehousing,…

Transitioning to Product Management

Cole Mercer
It’s possible to jump into a product management role with a nontraditional background. In this course, product manager Cole Mercer…

The Data Science of Healthcare, Medicine, and Public Health

Barton Poulson
Data analytics plays an increasingly pivotal role in how we go about managing our healthcare systems and our own personal…

Get Ready for Your Coding Interview

YK Sugi
If you’ve nabbed an interview for a software development position, it’s likely that you’ll have to face a common hurdle—the…

Technology and Data Careers in Government

Jonathan Reichental
Today, some of the most exciting, meaningful, impactful, and in-demand IT careers are in helping to make cities work well.…

Architectural Design Process

Branka Knezevic
What is the role of an architect in the creation of a building? And what are the regulation factors governing…

Architectural Practice Foundations

Branka Knezevic
Have you ever wondered what it’s like to be an architect, or what it’s like to run your own firm?…

Intro to Machine Learning

Dan Becker
Learn the core ideas in machine learning, and build your first models.

Learn Intro to SQL

Rachael Tatman & Alexis Cook
Learn SQL for working with databases, using Google BigQuery.

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…

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…

How to Build a Startup

Steve Blank & Kathleen Mullaney
In an introduction to the basics of the famous Customer Development Process, Steve Blank provides insight into the key steps…

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