Updated: Apr 11
There are so many resources available to support you on your journey as you enter the workforce or starting a career change. I wanted to provide you all with a few resources to get you on your way even if it’s simply gains you a knowledge base or exposure. Resources can come in the form of People, Places and Tools!
LinkedIn Learning - over 13,000 on demand courses from tech support to personal development.
Codeacademy - free online courses on 12 of the most common programming languages
EdX (one of my favs) - library of courses often partnered with educational institutions that include on-demand videos and interactive lessons typically in a weekly format.
Grow with Google - course selection ranges from AI/ML to Digital Marketing specifically there's a Google Developers Training curated by Google Engineers
KevTech IT Support - curated videos by Kevin Apolinario on Desktop Support, Helpdesk, and IT interview prep
Harvard University CS50 certifications - courses from Intro to Computer Science to Intro in Game Development (currently enrolled) lead to a certification.
Data Visualization – Tableau, SQL
Project Management - Atlassian Jira & Trello
Cloud Computing – AWS, Microsoft, Google
Customer Relationship Management (CRM) – Hubspot, AirTable
Enterprise Resource Planning – openSAP: Free SAP training
Network monitoring & Analysis – Solarwinds
IT ticketing systems: Spiceworks, HubSpot Help Desk, Jira Service Desk
Operating Systems: Windows 10, Linux (open source)
Antivirus detection: Malwarebytes
NVIDIA GTC: Sep 19 – Sep 22 / Virtual
Grace Hopper Celebration “Next is Now”: Sep 20 – Sep 23 / Orlando & Virtual/In-person
Intel Innovation: Sep 27 – Sep 28 / San Jose, CA
DevOps World: Sep 28 – Sep 29: Orlando – largest gathering of DevOps leaders, practitioners, and contributors
Google Cloud Next “22: Oct 11 – Oct 13 / Location: TBD
Women in Tech: Oct 20 – Oct 21 / Boston
BITCON – Blacks in Technology: Oct 26 – Oct 28 / Orlando
AfroTech 2022: Nov 13 – Nov 17 / Austin
AWS re:Invent: Nov 28 – Dec 2 / Las Vegas