In today’s rapidly changing world, young people need more digital skills than ever to succeed in school and their careers. Yet, among 18- to 25-year-olds, less than half (44%) believe their education system is preparing them with the skills they need to enter the workforce. That is why UCF Career Services has partnered with the Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program to provide digital skills workshops and help students obtain the training they need to excel in the workplace.
The Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program is a series of courses designed to teach students the digital skills they need to succeed in the modern workplace. After completing the program students can request a Google certificate and badging.”
To get started, please follow the directions attached to make a Skillshop account: HSI Career Readiness Program
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Note: Some courses contain links to sites that may not be available in your preferred language or that require you to select your language. Also please note that the videos are only supported in chrome.
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The Grow with Google Career Readiness Program consists of several learning paths, each with core lessons for you to complete. The curriculum includes lessons such as building a personal brand, how to create a project plan, and writing a small business plan. It teaches and reinforces professional skills through projects that deliver tangible outcomes, such as a resume or cover letter. The learning paths also include optional extended learning opportunities: lessons you can take if you want to continue learning about a topic in a path or a topic related to something in the core content. For example, one core lesson teaches writing a resume; an extended learning lesson in the same path teaches about cover letters.
To start, please choose one lesson within a path and work through it. You may choose additional paths to complete, depending on your career goals, needs, and available time.
Here is a quick overview of the five learning paths:
The Career Readiness program helps you build professional networks by structuring the learning paths around a “Watch > Do > Meet” framework. You should:
Skillshop is a one-stop shop training center for everyone who uses Google professional tools and solutions.
Skillshop provides training and education through comprehensive courses to help you shine in your job, transform your business, or land your next big opportunity. The Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program will be on Skillshop and feature five unique learning paths for students to choose from.
Grow with Google offers 5 various learning pathways which you can start and come back to finish at any time. Each lesson takes less than an hour to complete on average.
No. Not at all! Students can pick and choose which pathways you want to complete. Students must only complete one lesson to be considered for our gift card raffle.
It's great to know that you are already using this awesome resource! To sign up for the Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness Program, you will need to edit your profile. Please take the following steps: