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These Students Benefited from an Online Training. You can Too, Here’s How

Online learning is an opportunity for you to learn in-demand technical skills such as Web Development, Android App Development, Python or C++ and in-demand management skills such as Business Communication, Advance Excel or Digital Marketing

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  • Students can benefit a lot from online training
  • There are many online courses available for students to enhance their courses
  • Here is how one can enhance their skills by taking an online course

Before we delve any further, we wanted to share the stories of 3 students and their tryst with online training.

Kapil Arora, a student of Government Engineering College, RTU shares why he opted for an online training and how it was a stepping stone to him becoming an entrepreneur.

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One can take up an online course to enhance their skills and chances of landing an internship. Pixabay

I had an idea for a startup but I couldn’t implement it because I wasn’t familiar with web design. I thought of hiring a web developer, but it wasn’t economical for me, being a student. So, I decided to learn web development myself. The next dilemma was how to learn it. I browsed the internet and after thorough research enrolled in an online training. Once the training began, I was reassured that the quality and learnability of the training modules couldn’t get any better.

After the successful completion of my training and having gained enough knowledge and experienced, I went live with my own startup, Indian Mistry”

Shivam Arora, a student of Allenhouse Business School, U.P couldn’t get an internship, this is how an online training helped him get multiple internships.

“When I was in my 2nd year of BBA, I went to an internship fair at DTU, Delhi. I remember how difficult it was for me to score an internship. I created my resume and started applying for internships. However, I didn’t get selected for an internship, maybe because I didn’t have the right skills. The rejections left me disappointed, and I stopped applying further. Then, I came to know about online training. I enrolled myself in 3 trainings – Advance Excel, Business Communication Skills, and Digital Marketing.

After the successful completion of the trainings, I reworded my resume and added these skills to it. I began applying to internships once again; this time I got selected for 4 out of the 6 internships I had applied to. My dashboard that earlier showed ‘Not selected’ now showed ‘Hired’ or ‘In Touch’. Till date, I have successfully completed 4 internships and am pursuing 2 internships currently.” 

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It is important to acquire skills before one go ahead and apply for an internship.

Abhishek Bhattacharya is pursuing B.Tech from Maharaja Surajmal Institute of Technology, this is how an online training helped him get a full-time job.

Also Read: 10 Best Jobs for Fresh Graduates

I had always been motivated to learn newer technological concepts and make relevant use of them, but I wasn’t familiar with any useful tutorials or trainings. After surfing the internet rigorously, I found a training on Data Analytics. I began my training with the excitement of building a project just after 4 weeks. The content was exquisite and perfect for a beginner with no or little knowledge of analytics. 
The best part of taking up this training was that it gave me an edge during my job application. It was a group interview and I had to stand out from my peers to get the job. The interviewer asked me why I wanted to work in IT despite being an electronics graduate. I told them that IT attracted me and that I had even built an analytics project, which was a core computer science project. I was asked to explain the project, and I did. The interviewers were satisfied and extended me a job offer.”

Kapil, Shivam and Abhishek realized that they weren’t skilled to get an internship or a job. This made them enrol for an online training and their life changed for better.

There are several online courses available to enhance one's skills and capabilities. Wikimedia Commons
There are several online courses available to enhance one’s skills and capabilities. Wikimedia Commons

Online learning is an opportunity for you to learn in-demand technical skills such as Web Development, Android App Development, Python or C++ and in-demand management skills such as Business Communication, Advance Excel or Digital Marketing. Online learning can truly make a difference in your academic or professional career – to being able to better understand topics to upskilling yourself and standing out from the rest of the students, one can refer to best laptops for a student in online training.

This is a guest post contributed by Sarvesh Agrawal, CEO of Internshala. Internshala is India’s most popular portal for finding internship positions. It also provides skill building training programs. For details, visit Internshala Trainings (trainings.internshala.com).

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Do You Have the Life Skills You Need?

Here are the skills required to become successful

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You need to develop certain life skills to lead a happy lifestyle. Lifetime Stock.

What are the most important things in life? If you answered staying safe, getting an education, maintaining good health, finding a long-term partner, learning to handle money, acquiring basic cooking skills and knowing how to shop for basic items, then you are in agreement with experts on the topic. They listed those activities as being among the most important for adults in the modern era.

That doesn’t mean there are no other skills we should try to acquire, only that those are considered the core areas of knowledge for getting by in today’s world. Here’s a bit more detail about each one:

Fund Your Education

If you make it through high school in one piece, it’s time to face the challenge of college if you want to maximize your potential income. For the huge majority of prospective university students, those four years can quite expensive. Savings, work-study, grants and scholarships usually aren’t enough to cover the entire cost. The solution is getting a student loan. Borrowing money for higher education is a ‘good’ kind of debt. It allows people to increase their lifetime earning potential and should far outweigh the costs of interest in paying back the loan.

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Finding a partner can help you develop skills in life. Lifetime Stock

Budget, Cook and Shop

In terms of daily living, psychologists and consumer counselors agree that learning how to make a budget, how to cook simple means and how to shop for necessary items are three related pieces of a skill set called living from day to day. It’s important to not only earn money but understand how to spend it wisely. That’s what budgeting is all about. After deciding where funds should go, responsible adults need to know how to buy food and prepare it for themselves. The budgeting-shopping-cooking skill set is perhaps the most basic of all.

Defend and Preserve Your Life

In order to survive in the world, people should know the rudiments of self-preservation and defense, even if that consists of nothing more than knowing how to run and when to call 911. Defense is not necessarily about fighting, experts say, it’s about survival. Defending yourself might mean getting out of a dangerous place, summoning help or not walking on dark streets.

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You need to maintain your health by being physically and mentally fit. Lifetime Stock

Maintain Your Health

Staying physically and mentally healthy is at the very root of survival. It’s important to visit a doctor regularly, understand basic nutritional principles, have first-aid skills and stay in good shape. This life skill includes maintaining a healthy weight and exercising regularly. It also means avoiding poisons like tobacco, refraining from dangerous behaviors like drinking alcohol to excess and staying out of the sun in order to minimize the risk of skin cancer.

Find a Mate

People who are good at making social connections seem to be able to find life partners easily. But that’s not the case for about 75 percent of the population, according to social scientists.

Also Read- People Who Find Meaning in Their Lives Are Healthier and Happier: Study

For most of us, it takes a while to develop the social skills to find someone with whom we want to spend the rest of our lives. Perhaps that’s why websites that teach dating skills are among the most popular of all.