The biggest IT company google has announced a 100000 scholarships to get certification in User Experience, Data Analysis, Project Management
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On Tuesday (14th July) Google announced a new online certification scholarships program in Data analysis, User Experience(UX) and Project management.Google has announced a new initiative to help US workers to get qualification into high paying jobs fields such as Data analysis. Project Management , user experience. Google will fund over 100000 online certification scholarships as a part of initiative.
“College degrees are out of reach for many Americans, and you shouldn’t need a college diploma to have economic security,” Kent Walker, Google’s senior vice president of global affairs, said in a release.
He also said “We need new, accessible job-training solutions — from enhanced vocational programs to online education — to help America recover and rebuild.”
The certificates are created and taught by Google employees, do not require a college degree, can be completed in three to six months and are offered through the online learning platform Coursera. All the certificates are as equivalent as a four year college degree for these roles at the company.
Google vice president, Lisa Gevelber says, “This is not revenue-generating for Google,” “There’s a small cost from the Coursera platform itself — the current pricing is $49 a month — but we want to ensure that anyone who wants to have this opportunity, can have it.”. Lisa gevelber also says Google chose the specific fields of data analytics, project management and user experience because they can lead to “high-growth, high-paying careers.”
The tech giant has committed to funding 100000 need based scholarships to individuals who enrolled in this certification program initiative. Three non profit partners YWCA, NPower, and JFF are with google to provide workspace development to women, veterans and underrated Americans.
Google’s announcement comes as the United States grapples with historically high unemployment levels. According to most recent data from the U.S. Labor Department, 33 million people were collecting unemployment benefits as of June 20 — five times the previous high of 6.6 million hit during the Great Recession.
Link for Google Official Blog – https://blog.google/outreach-initiatives/grow-with-google/digital-jobs-program-help-americas-economic-recovery/
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