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The science & technology career community provides exposure to the spectrum of opportunities in the STEM fields.  It offers students support as they explore professional development and career advising on their path to graduate level training and/or positions in industry. Explore career opportunities in the STEM industry!

10 Data analytics skills that employers are looking for

Five technical and five general skills for a career in data analytics are outlined in this article.

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8 Essential Biotechnology Labs Skills for Career Building

This article describes lab skills to have in the biotechnology field along with virtual lab demonstrations.

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Lab Technician Must-Have Resume Skills and Keywords

ZipRecruiter used machine learning to identify the keywords to help you improve your resume and search for lab technician jobs.

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Skill Building Courses

Planning a Career in User Experience (2021)

Cory Lebson
User experience is a rewarding career. Successful UX professionals can improve technology so that it is more efficient, effective, and…

UX Design: 6 Paper Prototyping

Chris Nodder
In this installment of UX Design Techniques, learn how to make paper prototypes so you can validate your ideas before you…

InDesign for UX Design

Brian Wood
Adobe InDesign offers an array of features and tools that make it easier for designers to bring their projects to…

Program Management for IT Professionals

Hubbert Smith
The failure of large IT projects can take a devastating toll on a company’s finances, as well as employee morale.…

UX Research: Going Guerrilla

Amanda Stockwell
The importance of user experience (UX) research is undeniable. Anyone wanting to create a compelling, easy-to-use digital product needs to…

Principle for UX Design (2019)

Tom Green
Principle for Mac is a Macintosh-based UX prototyping tool designed to bring your design ideas to life. In this course,…

Unity: Revit Reflect Workflow

Logan Smith
Unity Reflect allows for easy movement of assets between Autodesk Revit and the Unity Game engine, making changes and other…

CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FC0-U61) Cert Prep 3: Computer Maintenance and Troubleshooting, Databases, and Programming

Scott Jernigan
Learn the fundamentals you need to ace the CompTIA IT Fundamentals (FC0-U61) exam. Passing the exam earns you the ITF+…

Cert Prep: Unity Certified Associate Game Developer UI and 2D Games

Alan Thorn
Got a great idea for a 2D game? In this course, explore the fundamentals of user interfaces, animation, and level…

UX DesignOps: Working with Developers

Dee Sadler
While UX teams typically work well with product teams, it’s a little less intuitive when UX teams must work closely…

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) Cert Prep: 1 Cloud Concepts (Jan 2022)

This course begins a series on preparing for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam, a useful certification to have if…

UXPin: Design Sprints and Reviews

Emmanuel Henri
Discover how to use UXPin to manage design sprints and stakeholder design reviews. In this course, Emmanuel Henri shows how…

Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) Cert Prep: 1 Cloud Concepts

This course begins a series on preparing for the Microsoft 365 Fundamentals (MS-900) exam, a useful certification to have if…

Accessibility-First Design

David Luhr
Knowing the benefits of an accessibility-first approach enables you to build more useful, resilient, and inclusive products. In this course,…

Sebastien Deguy: Allegorithmic Changing the Art of Games

Sebastien Deguy
Sebastien Deguy started out as a mathematician working on a CGI prototype. Ten years on, his prototype has become a…

UX Design: 4 Ideation

Chris Nodder
Ideation helps your team generate a lot of different design ideas in a short amount of time. In UX design,…

Game Design Foundations: 2 Systems, Chance, and Strategy

Brenda Romero
Has your passion for gaming sparked an interest in game creation? If so, this course—the second installment in the Game…

Planning a Small Business Cloud Strategy

David Linthicum
Interested in moving your small business to the cloud? In this platform-neutral course, join cloud computing expert David Linthicum as…

Affinity Designer for UX Design

Ronnie McBride
Affinity Designer is a cross-platform vector design tool that’s simple, streamlined, and easy to use for UX, UI, and responsive…

Unity 3D 2019 Essential Training

Emmanuel Henri
Unity is a powerful 3D development tool for mobile and desktop games, real-time simulations and visualizations, and even short films.…

Career & Exploration Guides


Anne Bauer

  • Director of Data Science The New York Times

John Erickson

  • Acting Chief Technology Officer National Institute for Innovation in Manufacturing Biopharmaceuticals

Sue Swalley

  • Vice President Dewpoint Therapeutics

Yana Yushkina

  • Product Lead for Search Chrome

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