47 Online Classes That’ll Help Your Career (and They’re Free!)

Learning a new skill helps your career. Period. And it’s true no matter who you are.

Looking for a new job? A unique skill could easily set you apart from the hundreds of other applicants. Worked in the same position for a long time? Expertise in a new field could be the factor that gets you the promotion. And even if you’re a senior-level manager who’s totally content, getting experience in an unfamiliar area shows your team how much you value learning something new.

Before you start stressing, know that we’re not asking you to sacrifice your life to a droning professor. Instead, we’re suggesting devoting a few hours every week to advancing your career with an online class. (Online equals on your couch, in your sweats, and with an optional glass of wine or mug of hot chocolate.)

Plus, you don’t have to spend hours searching for what to learn and where to learn it, because we curated a list of 47 online classes from awesome resources across the web. The best part? All of them are free. Whether you’re interested in learning programming, graphic design, writing, or a new language, there’s bound to be a class for you.

Read the full blog post for a list of all online classes organized by subject area. Maximize your skills this summer and sign up today!