Coursera

Overview
“Coursera was founded by two computer science professors at Stanford with a vision of providing life-transforming learning experiences to anyone, anywhere. It is the world’s largest online learning platform for higher education. 190 of the world’s top universities and industry educators partner with Coursera to offer courses, Specializations, and degrees that empower over 45 million learners around the world to achieve their career goals. Over 1,800 companies use the company’s enterprise platform Coursera for Business to transform their talent. Coursera is backed by leading venture capital firms such as Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, New Enterprise Associates, GSV Capital, International Finance Corporation, Laureate Education Inc., and Learn Capital.”

What are the skills and qualities of a successful candidate in your organization?
”- Education in software engineering, computer science or a related field - Experience in software engineering or related internships or experience with software engineering/computer science projects - Strong oral and written communication skills - Ability to work on a team and learn quickly”

In your opinion, what is the best way for UBC students to prepare for their interactions with you at the TCF?
“Be ready to talk about themselves! - Interests, experiences, what they are essentially looking for in a role”

Website https://www.coursera.org/