Future-proof your career with training from Google Cloud

As companies transform their businesses with the cloud, new career opportunities are emerging requiring a background in cloud technology. 

Future-proof your career by applying to the career readiness program's Data Analyst challenge, a training where eligible undergraduate and graduate students in higher education institutions can:

  • Join a 6 week virtual learning experience to build expertise in Google Cloud 
  • Earn industry-recognized credentials and connect with Google professionals and peers
  • Prepare for careers in data analytics, business intelligence, data engineering and data science 

Throughout the program you will attend virtual learning sessions, advance your own learning through self-paced Coursera and Qwiklabs resources, and connect with Googlers and students to expand your network. 

The program is structured in a flexible manner so you can pursue it while in an internship or school.

The deadline has been extended to Wednesday, July 1st at 11:59 PM PST, but space is limited. Apply today

Benefits of the Data Analyst challenge

Access on-demand trainings through Coursera

Build skills in cloud with video-based training through Coursera, a self-paced online learning tool. Get free access to the From Data to Insights with Google Cloud Platform Specialization with up to 40 hours of content.

Gain practical skills through Qwiklabs

Get free access to skills-based labs through Qwiklabs, Google's virtual lab training environment.

Earn a Coursera specialization certificate and Qwiklabs badges

Students can earn the From Data to Insights with Google Cloud Platform Specialization certificate as part of completion of the coursework. Students also earn Google Cloud skill badges when they complete select Qwiklabs quests.

Advance your career

Once students have successfully completed the coursework and earned the specialization certificate and skill badges, they can share their resume and accomplishments with hiring employers.    

Network with Googlers and students

Participate in virtual events, meet Google Cloud professionals, and jumpstart the program by joining a community of students working through the challenge.

Eligibility requirements

We're looking to empower current students at higher education institutions in their bachelors or masters programs with the following criteria:

  • Studying at a university based in the US
  • Have taken statistics and have some experience with ANSI SQL
  • Are either a DSC Lead or have been recommended to the program by their faculty 

Join us for the career readiness Data Analyst challenge as part of the Google Cloud career readiness program.