Hiatt Career Center

Build Career-Ready Skills

More and more, employers are seeking particular skills from applicants. Whether you're brushing up on a concept from class or venturing into something entirely new, Brandeis has hundreds of free, online courses for you to learn job-readiness skills.

The Brandeis Library

Our library also offers free training on various topics each semester, including:

  • LaTeX for Beginners, Intro to 3D Printing, Survey Building with Qualtrics, Intro to Zotero (for citation management)

Khan Academy

Free, world-class education to anyone anywhere. Use Khan for professional/personal development as well as to learn new skills that can help you in your career.

Personal Finance

Academic Courses


Founded by Harvard and MIT, EdX is home to more than 20 million learners and offers free and fee-based online learning. EdX employs a freemium model in which learners audit classes for free or pay to participate in certificate programs that verify their identities. Explore programs and do your research before participating.


Codesignal is the first company to develop an objective skills-based assessment platform that can be used as a standard for technical hiring. Get your coding skills certified, practice for technical interviews and build your developer resume.


At Coursera, you can find online courses, specializations, certificates and degrees from 200 world-class universities and companies. Free and fee-based online learning. Explore programs and do your research before participating.

Remote Learning with LabXchange

LabXchange is a free resource for remote and hybrid learning from Harvard. It offers high-quality digital content in the sciences, including lab simulations, that you can remix into customized learning narratives. Our social features, like classes, discussion forums, and mentorship, empower and connect learners, educators and researchers worldwide.

By clicking below, you'll learn how to teach online with LabXchange and explore the following topics:

  • Tips for learning online
  • Creating your online class
  • Teaching lab skills remotely
  • Building an online research community
  • And much more!

Learn more