Career and Lifelong Education
We want to help you continue to develop your career and build upon the skills gained with your degree. The career and lifelong education resources below are useful for updating your skills, gaining exposure to a new discipline, and to help continue your professional development and growth.
Keep your LinkedIn profile up-to-date, and make sure you have SU listed under Education. Students can search Schreiner Alumni and reach out for advice or other connections.
O*NET OnLine is an excellent web site developed for the US Department of Labor which gives job descriptions along with details on tasks, knowledge, skills and abilities, job outlook and salary information. Here you can also find suggestions for related careers that use the same skill set.
Occupational Outlook Handbook
The Occupational Outlook Handbook was developed by the US Department of Labor, Bureau of Labor Statistics. It provides information by occupation on the nature of the work, sources of employment, job outlook and salaries.
The free Skills Profiler tool can help create a basic list of your skills and match them to job types that use those skills. The Profiler also provide words to use in your job search documents.
Top Job Boards and Search Engines
All Schreiner alumni can create a profile and search for jobs and internships as well as post opportunities available with your company on the University’s Handshake site:
Schreiner Career Development
The Career Development Office facilitates career exploration and readiness, cultivating marketable skills by providing experiential learning opportunities through effective, innovative and relevant programs for members of the Schreiner Community.
Lifelong Education Resources
Schreiner University offers online graduate programs in Principal Certification, Master of Education, and Master of Business Administration.
RN to BSN
As an accelerated Online RN to BSN degree, students can complete the program in as little as one year.
Demonstrate your abilities to potential employers while building your professional portfolio and network.
Alison, Free online courses from the world’s leading experts.
Code is another code centered educational platform with a lot of kid friendly content but also for adults.
Codecademy is an excellent educational platform dedicated to learning how to code.
Coursera is a website that partners with universities and organizations around the world. This brings a wide variety of topics and perspectives to one searchable database. Many courses are free to audit but to get a certification you must pay a fee.
edX is a great option for free online education. Also bringing together courses from many different colleges and universities, the site has impressive, quality information for everyone.
Harvard Extension School
At Harvard Extension School, free and open learning is hardly a new concept. In fact, the Extension School was founded with this mission in mind: to create an affordable way for any motivated student to take courses at Harvard. We stay true to this mission today, offering several free courses and nearly 800 for-credit courses at reasonable tuition rates.
iTunesU Free Courses – A free online education that integrates seamlessly with your Apple Devices.
Khan Academy, Free online courses to help you with life after college. You’ll find videos to help you learn to decipher your paycheck, manage your bills, pay back student loans, or start saving for retirement.
MIT OpenCourseWare – Web based publication of virtually all MIT course content. OCW is open and available to the world.
Search engine that indexes many different MOOC providers.
Open Culture, Get 1,300 free online courses from the world’s leading universities — Stanford, Yale, MIT, Harvard, Berkeley, Oxford and more. You can download these audio & video courses (often from iTunes, YouTube, or university web sites) straight to your computer or mp3 player. Over 45,000 hours of free audio & video lectures, await you now.
Open Yale Courses
Open Yale Courses, provides free and open access to a selection of introductory courses taught by distinguished teachers and scholars at Yale University. The aim of the project is to expand access to educational materials for all who wish to learn.
Stanford Online, online offerings from Stanford University. Stanford Online offers self-paced and session-based courses.
Udemy, the world’s largest online learning platform. It is aimed at professional adults and students. Udemy has more than 30 million students and 50,000 instructors teaching courses in over 60 languages. Students take courses largely as a means of improving job-related skills.