Google launches Python online course: Enriching job seeker skills

Google wants more help in enriching its professional skills as the tech industry continues to demand more from U.S. job seekers. On Thursday, the search giant announced the launch of a new programming language, Python, a key skill many businesses and employers are looking for.

Google launches Python online course: Enriching job seeker skills

The project, called Google IT Automation With Python Professional Certificate, is available through coursera, an online education service. This is an introductory tutorial for Python beginners, with 6 course chapters, and a final project on automated programming will be required after you finish.

Google also said its charity, Google.org, will set up 2,500 IT-related scholarships that will be offered through non-profit organizations including Goodwill, America’s Merit and Upwardly Global. Last October, Sundar Pichai, Google’s chief executive, and Ivanka Trump, a White House adviser, announced a Google plan to provide Americans with 250,000 training opportunities over the next five years to learn technical skills.