Grow you digital and career skills to flourish in today's job market. The Grow with Google Career Readiness Program offers interactive learning paths that will help build digital and practical skills needed to thrive in internships or post-college employment. Resume writing, interview techniques, and how to succeed in a new job, are but a few lessons you can use. Each lesson links to a video file, PDF, or website where you can directly view or download additional content.
The Grow with Google Career Readiness Program contains interactive learning paths that helps students build both the digital literacy and career readiness skills they need to thrive in internships or post-college jobs. Established in 2021, the Grow with Google program is a partnership with HACU and Google to target students enrolled at Hispanic Serving Institutions.
Path 1: Build Your Digital Skills: Explore Google Digital Tools (Docs, Drive, Sheets, etc.)
Path 2: Explore Career Paths: Research potential career paths & start a career plan
Path 3: Land a Great Job: Job search, write a resume and cover letter, interview tips and practice
Path 4: Succeed at your New Job: Practice running meetings, presenting and managing projects
Path 5: Start your own Business: Research business opportunities, write a business plan and budgeting for a business
- Acquire skills to help achieve career goals
- Increase digital fluency to increase productivity at school and work
- Explore careers
- Stand out in interviews
- Learn project management
- Receive Google Certification
- Access multiple certification offerings hosted by Google under the Learning Management System - SkillShop
Grow with Google HSI Career Readiness program helps ensure that the opportunities created by technology are available to everyone. Through free tools and training, we help students get the skills they need to succeed in their classes, internships, jobs and future careers.
The certificate can be used as proof that you have completed a Google training and can be added to your resume.
Yes, this program is offered at no cost to our students and alumni.
Each pathway varies, most of them take about an hour to complete the video modules.
Any current CSUSB students and alumni.
You can use the 'Reach out to Us' function at the bottom of this page or visit the Career Center office (UH-329) to check your progress.
Users have access to 31 modules that include videos and downloadable content. There are no limitations set for the user and you are highly encouraged to interact with every module available.
Yes, alumni are able to use this program with an alumni email address. An alumni email address can be acquired through the Alumni Relations website.
It is optional BUT we highly encourage students to opt-in.
This is what agreeing to the data share allows:
Linking your Skillshop account with your Google Ads account will give Google the ability to display your name, activity progress, enrollment information, valid exams, achievements, and certifications with the Google Ads manager accounts enabled for Google Partners. Other users who have access to that Google Ads manager account will also be able to see this data.
If at any time you wish to stop sharing account information, you can unlink your accounts on your Skillshop profile.
Faculty & Advisor FAQ's
Communicate to students to create their Grow with Google account here. Offer this resource in your Canvas classroom etc.
The current Grow with Google program does not allow enough accounts to give all faculty/instructors administrative access. But faculty/staff will have regular access to the Grow with Google modules.
The Career Center will be able to provide reports with the students who completed what is asked of them for faculty.
We recommend you add the Grow with Google link to your canvas class dashboard for the students.
Yes, you can request an appointment by filling out this request form.