Attention gap-year students: A slew of ex-Google employees are giving free classes on 'how to land your dream job'
- A group of ex-Google employees have started "
XooglerSchool," an eight-week course that will provide professional development classes for gap-year students.
- Students can attend sessions, like "Planning your career journey" and "What to expect from your first software engineering job," for free.
- As the COVID-19 pandemic continues and classes go online, college students are increasingly turning to gap years to avoid expensive tuition and the health risks associated with dormitory and classroom life.
"Xoogler School" is an eight-week program that promises to help students prepare for interviews, expand their network, and "take on the job market with a '
The initiative comes at a time when students across the nation are reckoning with the realities of mid-pandemic
"We hope to be able to help hundreds of students this fall and thousands of students in the future," said Fong in an email to Business Insider.Prospective pupils can learn more at the Xoogler School website and can submit an application here. Classes begin September 14.
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