This Lifelong Learner’s Passion for Social Change has Powered a Remarkable Career Journey

Jamaal Davis will be speaking at Udacity Festival 2018 about learning new skills, crafting your own journey, and advancing your career—subjects he knows a great deal about!

Udacity - Student Success Career Journey - Digital Marketing

Jamaal Davis has always been driven by a strong desire to help others. He has worked on community outreach projects with disadvantaged communities, and taken on the challenge of teaching coding to teenagers. Now, after graduating from Udacity’s Digital Marketing Nanodegree program, he has landed an exciting opportunity to put his skills to positive use yet again—working as a Digital Coordinator for Goodwill of Southwestern Pennsylvania.

We spoke with Jamaal to hear about his passion for social change, and how it has inspired his career journey.

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Meet Derek Kim, a Digital Marketing Specialist Working in AI

Digital Marketing - Google Analytics - Udacity

Derek Kim’s career journey took him from economics to graphic design to data science, but it wasn’t until he discovered digital marketing that he found the perfect blend of analytics and creativity he’d been seeking. From that moment forward, it all fell into place for Derek—he enrolled in Udacity’s Digital Marketing Nanodegree program, built his portfolio, and landed an internship in New York. Today, he is a digital marketing specialist, working for an AI company in the medical field.

This is Derek’s story of how he found his perfect career track.

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Introducing the Google Analytics Nanodegree Program

Learn to build dashboards, understand user behavior, evaluate campaigns, and drive growth, as you develop valuable expertise with the world’s most widely-used analytics tool. Enroll today!

Google Analytics Nanodegree Program - Udacity

The launch of Google Analytics in 2005 ushered in a new era of data sophistication, forever changing online business in the process. Today, it is the most widely-used web analytics service on the internet, and modern business success is almost unimaginable without it.

As announced today at the Digital Analytics Association 2018 Symposium in San Francisco, we’re thrilled to introduce our new Google Analytics Nanodegree program, built in collaboration with our partners at Google, and the data analytics experts at E-Nor. This program represents a unique opportunity to acquire indispensable skills that can be applied across virtually any industry, and in countless different roles.

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Schools Make it Easier to Chart your Learning and Career Path

As a lifelong learner, your journey of discovery is ongoing. To ensure you’re able to make the best choices to achieve your unique life and career goals, our Nanodegree programs are organized into schools that offer clear roadmaps to success.

Udacity - Career Path

Is there such a thing as too much choice? When it comes to learning, we don’t think so. But, having a wide range of learning options at your disposal can make charting your own path to career success complicated. Each of us brings a unique set of skills and experience to the table, each of us has our own unique sense of work values, and each of us aims to represent a unique value to prospective employers. But even with a clear end goal in sight, it can be challenging to determine what exactly you need to do to reach your career goals. 

With 30 different Nanodegree programs available, Udacity offers a wide range of learning opportunities. But how do you know what to take, and when to take it?

That’s where Udacity’s “Schools” can help!

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Start Learning Google Ads with This Free Guide

Whether you are new to digital marketing, a small business owner, or an experienced professional looking to add new skills, mastering Google Ads is a critical skill for marketing success. Start learning today by downloading our free glossary of Google Ads terms, created by Udacity’s digital marketing experts.

Marketers building Google Ads campaigns

Our free guide will help you gain an in-depth understanding of many of the key Google Ads terms and phrases. You’ll learn the meaning of many of the most commonly-used acronyms, and understand crucial terms related to Search, Display, Video, and App advertising. It’s a great first step towards running your own Google Ads campaigns!

Download your free copy of the Google Ads Glossary today!

  • Learn the most important terms for the new Google Ads platform
  • Understand crucial concepts, such as CPC bidding, the difference between behavioral and contextual targeting, and the new Smart campaigns
  • Start your journey to developing a 360-degree understanding of Google Ads

This glossary is part of the curriculum for the Google Ads Nanodegree program from Udacity. In the program, you’ll gain a complete understanding of Google Ads, as you run live campaigns with real budgets, and get feedback from experts in the field.