Posted: October 11, 2016
Switching from film studies to the real-life drama of information security is a big change, to say the least. Read how Justin Brecese made the move with the help of the Certificate in Information Security & Risk Management.
Posted: September 22, 2016
How we do business is constantly changing. And employers expect you to keep up. Read how Niyati Desai used the Certificate in Marketing Management to get up to speed — and land a new job — after a taking a career break.
Posted: July 14, 2016
When Lorie Tais moved to the U.S., she already had a strong background in PR. Still, she knew landing a good job in a new country could be tough. See how taking the Certificate in Public Relations & Strategic Communications helped her make the transition.
Posted: June 13, 2016
After working as a translator and English teacher in Spain, Keely Byron decided to take the Certificate in Localization to expand her career horizons. Read about her experience in the program and the career it made possible.
Posted: May 18, 2016
Keith Beggs was looking to upgrade his data analysis skills and earn a credential that would help accelerate his career. He found he could do both in the Certificate in Data Science.
Posted: July 28, 2015
By: Natalie Singer-Velush
How do you juggle the (often) competing priorities of work and family? Guest writer Natalie Singer-Velush, mother of two and managing editor of ParentMap, shares her life-tested tips and tricks to help you find your balance.
Posted: January 30, 2014
While many of our programs appeal to mid-career professionals, some certificates are growing in popularity with another demographic: recent college grads. Hear how four UW alumni used certificate programs to get a boost in today’s job market.
Posted: November 7, 2013
Considering grad school, but not sure if you can juggle the demands? Suna Gurol thinks you can. Get inspired by the story of this successful alumna who earned her master’s while working full time, raising a child, maintaining family relationships and managing a few curveballs along the way.
Posted: October 4, 2013
As we tip the scales in favor of our jobs, work-life balance can start to feel like a thing of the past. But there are ways to add more life back into the mix. See how a group of grads from our Certificate in Literary Fiction gets their creativity on the calendar.
Posted: November 30, 2011
Panelist Kate Weber, a current student in UW’s Professional Master's Program in Geographic Information Systems, knew she needed a career change when she was no longer passionate about her work. She reflects on her journey back to school and offers practical tips for juggling school with careers and family obligations.