Category: Career Readiness

  • A Time For Gratitude

    November is National Gratitude Month in the US, which is a perfect reminder to embrace gratefulness and all it can bring. Often, this can be seen as a directive to be grateful for something, like family, health, or good luck. However, gratitude can also be an active practice, independent of the current conditions of life. […]

  • Pencil grips from student at Waterloo Central School District

    How the make:able Challenge Enables Accessibility with Empathetic Design

    National STEM Day is just around the corner, offering the perfect opportunity to reflect on the ways STEM education prepares students, imparting the skills they’ll need to imagine and create a better world. Technological advancements are accelerating change across industries and a STEM-focused curriculum supports students to get ahead of these shifts, not just keep […]

  • Fusion 360 workshop

    Five Benefits of Aligning with an Autodesk Learning Partner

    Learning Partners are pre-qualified to support students and educators, preparing them for an evolving future through learning content, training, and curricula specifically developed toward industry trends in the design and manufacturing landscape. If you’re still feeling hesitant, here are five reasons an educator or school would benefit from aligning with an Autodesk Learning Partner. 

  • Empowering Educators with the Autodesk Education Plan

    Educators can easily onboard students to Autodesk products, free of charge, no matter how they plan on hosting their classes. This enhancement allows educators with confirmed educational eligibility to access 125 single-user subscriptions for each Autodesk product available through the Education plan and assign these subscriptions to eligible students.

  • Fusion 360 3d model of a cereal dispenser designed by Julio Garcia

    Snapshot of an Innovator: Julio Garcia and the Amazing Cereal Dispenser

    When Julio Garcia came down for breakfast one sunny Texas morning, he never expected a simple bowl of cereal to be the source of inspiration that would catapult his motivation to create. After helping his 7-year-old brother, who struggled to pour himself a bowl of cereal and milk without spilling, Garcia thought to himself: If […]

  • Working in the CNC Machine Shop at the Autodesk San Francisco Technology Center. Joseph Jastreboski using Fusion 360 to prepare his milling project on the Matsura MX-330 machine.

    Make Your Advanced CAM Experience Official with Fusion 360 Certifications

    We would like to invite you to apply to participate in an Autodesk beta exam. Take advantage of early access to our newest certifications covering industry-validated advanced workflows in Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM).   Autodesk beta exams are key part of our certification exam development process and put you first in line to add our newest certifications to your résumé, […]

  • The Future Looks Bright at the ASEE 2021 Annual Conference

    What is the ASEE Conference? Before students head back to campus this fall, the postsecondary engineering education community is getting together to exchange ideas and enhance teaching methods and curricula at the 2021 ASEE Annual Conference. This year’s theme, The Future Ahead, showcases peer-reviewed papers and distinguished lectures on digital transformation and the role of […]

  • Man and woman during tour of the CNC machine shop at the Autodesk San Francisco Technology Center

    Welcome to the Autodesk Learn Lab

    Thanks for stopping by. We’re glad you’re here.  The audience: Who is the Learn Lab for?  The Autodesk Learn Lab is for participants in the learning, education, training, and workforce development ecosystem across the industries that Autodesk serves. If you’re looking to teach, educate, train, empower, help, inspire, inform, lead, engage or otherwise support students or lifelong learners in manufacturing, engineering, architecture or construction, […]

  • Woman working with a generatively designed part at the Autodesk San Francisco Technology Center.

    Upskilling and Reskilling the Workforce

    A major challenge in the life of any professional is competence—whether one is competent for the job at hand, how to maintain that level of competence, and how to prepare for future changes. If you layer onto this the speed at which technology is accelerating and the evolving nature of how we work, professionals all […]

  • A person scraping off rough edges on a 3d printed ribcage

    Somerset Community College Uses Generative Design as Distinguishing Factor in Curriculum

    It all started with Heather Beebe’s skull—her 3D printed skull, that is. Beebe was a pre-med student collaborating with Eric Wooldridge, professor and head of the additive manufacturing program at Somerset Community College (SCC)in Kentucky. Together, they worked to3D print an actual MRI scan of Beebe’s skull, with the goal of helping to illustrate innovative […]