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Hot IT jobs for 2016 — and the online courses to get you started


This post originally appeared on the edX blog. Learn more about the field of information technology with free online courses in cloud computing, cyber security, big data and much more at edX.org.

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, jobs in the field of information technology are expected to grow 12 percent by 2024 with over 480,000 new positions in the fields of network security, cloud computing and IT management. IT jobs consistently rank high on Indeed’s list of the top 30 computer and Internet job titles, and U.S. News and World Report ranks the job of IT manager fourth on its list of the nine best technology jobs of 2016.

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Be in the know on the U.S. presidential primaries: 5 courses

With the Iowa caucus and the New Hampshire primary behind us, we’re officially in the midst of U.S presidential primary season. CourseTalk’s compiled a list of courses to get you ready to cast your ballot or just make sense of what you see in the news. Use these five courses to learn more about the political process and some of the major issues surfacing in this year’s election.


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5 courses for a career in America’s fastest-growing sector

By Jen Seuhr and Shea Drefs


Did you know the five fastest-growing industries in the U.S. all belong to the health care sector? Employers from doctor’s offices to labs and home care companies are expected to increase staff by up to 4.8 percent every year until at least 2024. If you’re as excited about this sector as the analysts, try the following courses to help get you in the door or advance your career.
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5 courses to help keep those New Year’s resolutions


New Year’s resolutions — many of us make them, few of us keep them. But at CourseTalk, we think all you need to stick with your resolutions are the right resources. Try these online courses, all available on demand, to help make your 2016 resolutions reality!

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4 online courses to make going back to school a breeze


It’s back-to-school season in the northern hemisphere! Students: Now’s your last chance to refresh any skills that got rusty over the summer, plus learn new techniques that’ll set you up for success throughout the year. Here are four MOOCs  — all available on demand  — to get you started! Search CourseTalk’s catalog of 40,000 courses for many more in your specific subject area.

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