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3 In-Demand Programs to Help You Jumpstart Your Career Built in collaboration with leading organizations and experts, Microsoft Professional Programs (MPP) are designed to teach you the skills you need to start the career you want. After the successful launch of the MPP in Data Science, Microsoft has created two new tracks in two of the most in-demand and growing fields today, Big Data and Front-End...

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There are over a thousand courses on edX, and many of them have trailers to give you a taste of what the course is all about. But which of these videos really caught the attention of our learners? We looked at the number of views, likes and learner feedback to bring you the five course trailers that edX learners love the most: 5. The Science of Happiness UC...

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Ravi, an electrical engineering student from India, shares how the accessible materials on edX helped him participate in a Hackathon. I am a fourth-year electrical engineering student at IIT Madras. I wanted to participate in a Hackathon for the visually impaired that the university was hosting with Vision-Aid, so I took the Introduction to Computer Science and Programming Using Python from MITx on edX in...

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Harleen, a data security specialist and consultant at Microsoft, shares how the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science helped her begin a new career in data science. Before I took the Microsoft Professional Program Certificate in Data Science program on edX, I had been in the IT industry and working for Microsoft for almost eight and a half years. My work was primarily as...

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Having trouble determining which career is right for you?  That’s normal. Choosing a career is difficult, and choosing a new one can be even harder. For many, the hard part is finding a field that actually piques their interest. For others, the real challenge is deciding between multiple careers that are equally as appealing. When making any career decision, it’s important to have an up-to-date knowledge of the most...

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