Online, On Demand Learning for Career Development

There are many online, on demand learning opportunities for career development and skill building. These are designed to help you acquire the information and skills you need, when it’s most useful, at a time that’s convenient for you, and at your own pace.

LinkedIn Learning

LinkedIn Learning is an on-demand learning solution designed to enhance the learner’s experience and provide skills and knowledge to facilitate a more informed and capable university community.

All current Washington University students, faculty, and staff now have 24/7 access to LinkedIn Learning’s resources, which cover a broad range of topics from Adobe to Zoom.  Please visit the LinkedIn Learning How-to page for more information.

Suggested career development courses in LinkedIn Learning:

Personal Effectiveness Tips

Leading Yourself

Developing Your Professional Image

Defining and Achieving Professional Goals



Gale Courses   

Gale Courses are interactive online courses on a wide range of topics. Like, Gale courses are free for cardholders at St. Louis County Library or St. Louis Public Library (same links to both as noted above under

Suggested career development Gale Courses:

Resume Writing Workshop 

Twelve Steps to a Successful Job Search

Listen to Your Heart, and Success Will Follow


edX is one of the most widely used websites for MOOCs—massive, open online courses for academic, professional, and personal development. edX houses online courses taught at top colleges and universities. Suggested edX courses for professional development and career planning:


We also suggest Coursera, another website for MOOCs that includes, among others, many online courses for career development such as: