SCSU Grow with Google Career Readiness Program
Welcome to the SCSU Grow with Google Career Readiness Program!
Connecticut Is the First State in the U.S. to Offer the Full Suite of Google Career Certificates to Their Entire Community College and State University System as Governor Ned Lamont, Connecticut State Colleges and Universities (CSCU) Chancellor Cheng, and Google Announce Google Career Certificates Are Now Available Across the Entire CSCU System (Read more here).
Southern Connecticut State University has launched the Grow with Google Career Readiness Program. This new initiative provides an online digital skills program to help students prepare for critical steps in their career journey.
The program contains interactive learning paths with core lessons that will help you build digital and practical career skills.
Earn Your Certificate(s)
The Grow with Google Career Readiness Program allows you to earn a certificate when you complete each of the learning paths below.
Path 1: Build Your Digital Skills: Explore a variety of Google digital tools and learn how you can use them to increase your productivity in the workplace and in everyday life.
Path 2: Explore Career Paths: Research possible career paths to figure out which career might be right for you. Then create a career plan and start networking to help you find a job in the field.
Path 3: Land a Great Job: Use digital tools to search for a job, write a resume and cover letter, and learn how to stand out in interviews while conveying your personal brand.
Path 4: Succeed at Your New Job: Practice running efficient meetings, managing projects, and presenting to organizational stakeholders.
Path 5: Start Your Own Business: Research business opportunities, write a business plan, and estimate the financing you need to create your own business.
How to Register for the Grow with Google Program
Complete the following form to indicate your interest in participating in the SCSU OCPD Grow with Google initiative. You will then receive a confirmation email with next steps.
Deloitte Future of Work Institute
Powered by a partnership with Deloitte, the Future of Work Institute will help prepare students to navigate future careers and be leaders in our rapidly changing world. For more information about the Future of Work Institute, please contact Patti Moran at firstname.lastname@example.org
Career building skills at your own pace, wherever you want, whenever you want.
Southern has partnered with MindEdge Learning to offer a variety of online, self-paced career building courses. Develop a more effective resume and cover letter, prepare for an interview, improve your networking skills, and more.
- Affordable – Enter discount code SCCB10 for a 25% SCSU discount on any course or the full certificate.
- Convenient – Log-in anytime, anywhere, from any internet device
- Self-paced – Learn when it is convenient for you.
- Interactive – Engaging videos, exercises, games, case studies, and simulations.
- Rewarding – Complete a class and receive a digital badge.
Ace Your Job Search
Build Your Personal Brand
Finding Purpose in your Career
Networking with Fast Company subscription
Networking for Success
Personal Growth with Fast Company subscription
The First 30 Days
Veteran’s Career Advantage (free for all students)
Fast Company: Future-Proofing Your Career
Take your finances to the next level with the practical tips and step-by-step guidance in our new course! You’ll learn everything you need to know to manage your finances like a pro—and build a solid foundation for your financial future.
Watch the following video to take your finances to the next level.
Be Wi$e with Money
Inside this packet you will find many resources for successful money management throughout your college years and beyond. Let’s start with a few highlights:
- Create your financial plan using the Paying for College Calculator
- Complete the FAFSA form and apply for as many private scholarships as possible, if you have not already done so
Contact Lewis J. DeLuca (Director of Financial Literacy and Advising) for an appointment and use this webpage for assistance:
Lewis J. DeLuca, Jr., M. Ed.
Financial Literacy and Advising