Google helps people without college degrees get jobs

Google is offering “career certificates” that are six-month courses and can fast track you into high demand jobs like web developer or data analyst.
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the new way Google is helping people land good-paying jobs, no college degree needed. ABC's Rebecca Jarvis takes a look. Reporter: This morning, some of the most in-demand jobs at the moment. Positions like web developer, data analyst and project manager with starting salaries around $50,000 and now, you don't necessarily need a college degree to land one. In fact, Google is now offering what they call career certificates, six-month courses you take that fast-track you to a potential job with a company. At $49 per month, they're a fraction of the cost of a college education. I didn't have a career or a diploma or a degree. Reporter: A single mom of two recently discovered the program after losing her job as a social media manager. At the time I was making minimum wage which here in Tennessee is 7.25 and if you have rent, utilities, car loans, you can imagine how hard it is to live off of that wage with children. Reporter: After three months and a number of interviews she was hired at a data center technician at her dream company, Google. I actually tripled my salary. Reporter: And the program prepare you for a job at the tech giant, but 50 other top companies, including bank of America, hulu and Intel. If you've done a specific certification at company, make sure you list that in your resume and your cover letter, make sure you're setting yourself up for success and use all the tools you have in your tool kit to do that. Reporter: For "Good morning America," Rebecca Jarvis, ABC news, New York.

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