LinkedIn  & LinkedIn learning

Do You Have a LinkedIn Account?

If not, we strongly encourage you to create a free account and build your profile. Here are some resources to help you get started (or improve your profile):


What is LinkedIn Learning? 

All faculty, staff and students have access to the entire training library availble through LinkedIn Learning. That's access to over 15,000 courses and videos on a variety of topics, from lessons on how to use the latest software, to creative and business skills, to getting yourself job-ready. We have resources to help you get started! NOTE: You must have your SJCC email to login to this FREE service.


Find content

Search: The search bar at the top of the screen allows you to search by keyword, subject, author, title and more.

Browse: Click on the "Library" link at the top of the screen to browse by topic.

Playlists: Create and share playlists or find curated playlists compiled by experts.

Get the most out of LinkedIn Learning

Watch bite-size tutorials for immediate problem-solving, or take comprehensive courses from start to finish -- at school, at home, or on the go.

  • Set aside time every week for online training
  • Watch the welcome video of a course to check out its training content
  • Use bookmarks to indicate favorite videos or courses
  • Create and share course playlists
  • Download exercise files and practice applying knowledge as you go

Certificates of Completion
When you finish a course, you can receive a certificate of completion. Print, email, or share the certificate on your LinkedIn profile.

Instructors and Administrators
Create and share course playlists, and make them available in your Blackboard course or however you share information with your students or employees.

Learn on the go

The free apps for iOS, Android and Kindle allow you to download courses to watch whenever you want. Watch courses on your mobile device while connected to the internet, or download as many courses as you like to multiple devices to watch offline.

LinkedIn Learning Webinars

On Friday, August 28, LinkedIn staff provided a PDD presentation. You can watch it HERE.

The following are some upcoming webinars that you can watch...

Faculty Webinar:

  • What is LinkedIn Learning and how do we organize our content library of over 16,000 courses
  • How it can be leveraged inside of the classroom to support your students as part of a blended learning strategy
  • How Faculty can find the right content easily through content mapping
  • How the platform can be used for curriculum and personal development

Option 1: Thursday, August 27th @ 9AM PT/12PM ET Register: 

Option 2: Monday, September 28th @ 12PM PT/3PM ET Register:

For a previously recorded webinar: LinkedIn Learning for Faculty


Staff Webinar:

  • What is LinkedIn Learning and how do we organize our content library of over 16,000 courses
  • How the platform can be used for developing new hard and soft skills
  • How staff can leverage it to ace the performance review cycle
  • How staff can build a professional brand
  • How to find the right content easily through a live demo 

Option 1: Tuesday, September 1st @ 9AM PT/12PM ET Register: 

Option 2: Wednesday, October 14th @ 12:30PM PT/3:30PM ET Register:

For the previously recorded webinar: LinkedIn Learning for Staff 


Student Webinar:

  • How to build your online brand through LinkedIn
  • How to create a great LinkedIn profile that will stand out
  • What is LinkedIn Learning and how can you use it to develop or learn new skills and showcase them on your profile
  • How you can take advantage of our alumni tool to create a strong network and help you with your job search 

Option 1: Tuesday, September 15th @ 8AM PT/11AM ET Register: 

Option 2: Thursday, October 8th @ 12:30PM PT/3:30PM ET Register:

For the previously recorded webinar: LinkedIn Learning for Students

Resources & News

Exciting Contest!

To encourage students to be active on LinkedIn and LinkedIn Learning, we are running a contest from now until the end of day on December 1st. Requirements:

  • Start a LinkedIn profile (Must complete the following sections: Headline, About, Education, Experience, and 3 Skills. In addition, must upload a headshot)
  • Join the San Jose City College group on LinkedIn
  • Watch at least 2 videos on LinkedIn Learning (Videos must be within the "Employment Skills" path)

When you've completed these items, email and we will confirm completion.

All those who have completed the above items will be eligible for the LinkedIn drawing. 10 Winners will receive a free visit to LinkedIn Headquarters in Sunnyvale. This will include a tour, free lunch, and small gift. Additional participants will receive small prizes.

Check out These Resources:

45 New Skills You Can Now Learn on LinkedIn Learning. Read this article to find out new courses just added!

Want to learn the essential skills industry want all employees to have? We've worked with LinkedIn to highlight courses and videos that will help you build these skills. Check them out!

Contact us
NOTE: Our campus is currently closed. Classes are online and employees are working remotely. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us.

Steven Lee

Job Development/Placement Specialist
408-298-2181 ext. 3529

Christine Jensen

Associate Director

Christiaan Desmond

Associate Director 

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