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This community is geared towards anyone still exploring career paths. There’s plenty of time to select a major and find internships. So, browse through this page to discover many ways you can begin your career journey!


Skill Building Courses

Creative Inspirations: Ed Emberley, Children’s Book Illustrator

Ed Emberley
Award-winning children’s book author and illustrator Ed Emberley is truly a national treasure, having drawn nearly 100 books. The warmth…

Insights from a College Career Coach

Valerie Sutton
Are you feeling stuck in your current position, seeking a new one, or contemplating a career change? In this interview,…

Ideation for Marketers

Brad Batesole
How do you keep your marketing fresh—generating new ideas and approaches to keep your audience engaged? In this course, marketing…

Working with Recruiters

Barbara Bruno
No matter how big your network is, a recruiter’s network is bigger. A recruiter can be a great resource to…

AutoCAD 2014 Essential Training: 6 Sharing Drawings with Others

Jeff Bartels
Join author Jeff Bartels as he shows how to transition your AutoCAD designs from concepts to workable construction documents. First,…

ZBrush: 3D Printing

Ryan Kittleson
Prepare your models for 3D printing with ZBrush, the popular program for 3D modeling and digital sculpting. Learn how to…

Maya: Dynamic Simulations with Bullet Physics

Aaron F. Ross
Visual effects designers and video game artists often need to animate complex scenes containing physical simulations. The Bullet dynamics solver,…

Photography: Exploring Composition

Taz Tally
In photography, composition isn’t everything…but it’s close. Effective composition can make a photo far more powerful by drawing the viewer’s…

Mudbox 2016 Essential Training

Craig Barr
Artists: Get everything you need to get the most out Mudbox, including its sculpting, texture painting, and concept visualization tools.…

AutoCAD 2017 Essential Training

Shaun Bryant
Learn everything you need to know to create precise 2D and 3D drawings with AutoCAD 2017. These tutorials provide AutoCAD…

ZBrush: Tips & Tricks

Ryan Kittleson
Are you ready to take your ZBrush-ing to the next level? In this series, ZBrush artist Ryan Kittleson shares his…

2D Animation: Tips and Tricks

Dermot O' Connor
One way to learn animation is an all-in-one course, the kind you can find here in our library. The other…

ZBrush: Polypaint

Michael Ingrassia
ZBrush’s Polypaint feature allows artists to paint directly on a model’s surface without first assigning a texture map. Simply create…

Motion Graphics

EJ Hassenfratz
Transform shapes, icons, and text into compelling motion graphics. This series demonstrates techniques you can use to take your animation…

Personal Effectiveness Tips

Dorie Clark
View Dorie’s LinkedIn Newsletter Before you affect change in your role or organization, you need to develop and manage yourself.…

AutoCAD: Developing CAD Standards

Shaun Bryant
AutoCAD is the leader in CAD drafting. In this course, author Shaun Bryant takes you through the various CAD standards…

AutoCAD Add-ins Using VB.NET

Josh Modglin
Are you familiar with Autodesk products, but new to programming? If so, this course can help you get up to…

Meshmixer: Sculpting and Shaping

Nick Kloski
Autodesk Meshmixer is a utility for creating and editing 3D models. In this course, instructor Nick Kloski explores the sculpting…

Managing Your Career: Early Career

Valerie Sutton
What do you enjoy doing, and how are you uniquely qualified to build a rewarding career out of your interests,…

Maya 2019 Essential Training

George Maestri
Learn to create high-quality 3D models and animations in Maya 2019. This course covers the core Maya skills—modeling, texturing, rendering,…

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