Category: Career Readiness

  • 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 […]

  • Professional Skills Help Solve Real World Problems

    Twice a year, the Autodesk Foundation invites Autodesk employees to apply their expertise through Pro Bono Team Consulting Projects to support nonprofits and startups addressing social and environmental challenges. Learn about a pro-bono project at a girl’s school in Rwanda that helped solved a real-world problem. Read the full article here.

  • New “Year 13” Program Brings Technical Training, College Credits and Job Pathways to Boston Public High School Graduates

    In an effort to help bridge the opportunity gap, Boston-based Digital Ready is launching “Year 13,” a new program for Boston public high school graduates. In partnership with Wentworth Institute of Technology, and with support from the Barr Foundation and City Councilor Michael Flaherty, this initiative will provide a no-cost, accelerated pathway into college and future career paths related to architecture, engineering, […]

  • Prepare for the Future of Work and Automation with the Autodesk Certification Program

    The World Economic Forum estimates 1 billion people will need to be reskilled by 2030. This global skills gap represents a looming crisis across all industries we serve. To address this challenge, Autodesk is developing lifelong learning solutions to help workers keep pace by learning new skills and earning professional credentials that will create opportunity for the […]

  • Fueling Innovation by Supporting Historically Black Colleges and Universities on Capitol Hill

    At Autodesk, we believe that a diverse workforce leads to more innovative products, solutions, and experiences for our customers. To help bolster the pipeline of future designers, engineers and creators, we’re looking closely at how we can more directly engage with historically black colleges and universities (HBCUs).   Read the full article here.