Back by Popular Demand! Udacity is Offering 1 Month of Free Access to Nanodegree Programs

Big news! The Udacity team was so overwhelmed by the positive response to our free month offer, that we decided to re-open this promotion and give one free month of access to our 40+ premium Nanodegree programs. 

In fact, the response was so tremendous that we saw nearly 30,000 new enrollments in our programs when the offer was launched.

This is part of our ongoing commitment to training the world’s workforce in the jobs of the future.



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Introducing: The Product Manager Interview Preparation Course

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Interviewing is hard and can be fraught with anxiety. Talking through imaginary scenarios in order to display your job skills in front of a group of strangers that are judging you is scary. It’s nearly impossible not to be nervous. 

While interviewing will always be a little nerve-wracking, you can make the task much less daunting by preparing. 

The best way to prepare for an interview is to learn specific details about the job you are applying for from people who already work in the field. These insider tips will give you a leg up on everyone else who is just going to wing it.

If you’ve been thinking about applying for your dream job as a Product Manager, but are nervous about the interview, there is some good news coming your way. Udacity has recently released a new, free Product Manager Interview Preparation course to prep you for the interview.

The Product Manager Interview Preparation Course


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Udacity Partners With Nutanix to Introduce Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree Program Scholarship

Today, we are proud to announce our new Hybrid Cloud Nanodegree program, developed in collaboration with Nutanix to expand cloud and engineering skills. Our partnership with cloud computing software leader Nutanix has enabled us to thoughtfully produce a Nanodegree program that will enhance learning opportunities in the emerging cloud technologies — essential to any organization upleveling its IT infrastructure. To ensure this Nanodegree program is accessible to all interested participants, we are also opening 10,000 applications to a Hybrid Cloud Scholarship Program. 



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Major Milestone! Udacity Reaches 100,000 Alumni

Udacity has hit a significant milestone — we now have 100,000 alumni! 

Hitting the 100,000 alumni mark as an online learning platform is not just an accomplishment –– it’s a reason for us to celebrate you, our alumni.

There’s nothing we value more than seeing Udacity graduates gain the skills they need to go further in their careers. 

And, at the end of the day, we’re here to empower you with the knowledge and experience to help you land your dream job. 



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Udacity Leads Effort to Upskill Laid-Off Workers With New Scholarship

Businesses both large and small, have been adversely impacted by COVID-19, causing the economy to launch into a tailspin. 

In fact, many large corporations — including Marriott and GE Aviation — have announced that they will lay off hundreds of workers as a result of having their industries decimated by travel bans, event cancellations, and shelter-in-place orders.

An abrupt lay-off can have negative repercussions on a worker’s income and leads to undue stress when the future seems uncertain.

However, there is relief for recently laid-off workers. Udacity is offering Nanodegree program scholarships to individuals who have experienced job loss in the United States due to the Coronavirus pandemic.



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Udacity’s Contribution to the COVID-19 Crisis: One Free Month Access to Nanodegree Programs

At this point, we’ve all been changed by COVID-19. Our normal lives have halted and our day-to-day activities have been turned upside down. Here’s what we’ve experienced so far:

  • Hundreds of millions of people around the world are quarantined or working from home. 
  • Schools and universities are shut down, and parents and educators are scrambling to move to a virtual learning environment. 
  • Millions and soon to be tens of millions of people have lost their jobs.

If you’ve been laid-off, or stuck working at home, or even have stir-crazy kids that need something to do, we can help.



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Udacity appoints new Chief Financial Officer

Seamus Hennessy brings 20+ years of strategic and financial experience to Udacity. 

Udacity Seamus Hennessy

We are excited to announce the appointment of Seamus Hennessy as our new Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately. 

Hennessy brings over two decades worth of financial experience with both public and private technology companies to Udacity. Prior to Udacity, he spent eight years as CFO at Ruckus Wireless, where he led the company from early-stage startup, through its successful IPO in 2012 and acquisition by Brocade Communications Systems in 2016. He has also held CFO positions at Big Switch Networks, Cohesity and Aerohive Networks. The appointment highlights Udacity’s commitment to continued financial growth as the need for upskilling and reskilling for workers continues to accelerate, particularly in the fields of artificial intelligence, cloud computing, autonomous systems, and data science. 



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