Six college courses that help grads land jobs (CNBC)

Thinking about beefing up your resume or skill set with MITx or OCW?  CNBC shares six areas of focus that employers are looking for:

Whether you major in anthropology or chemical engineering, companies are looking for a skill set that may go beyond your school’s core curriculum. The ability to speak in public, to write a succinct, grammatical business email, to do certain math operations beyond addition and subtraction could mean the difference between being one of the growing number of unemployed grads or one setting off on a long and fulfilling career.  Read more.

CNBC suggests STEM courses, internships, business and economics, theater arts, professional writing and leadership studies.  A browse through the OCW course list or MITx offerings page will produce a wealth of opportunities to sharpen you skills in many of these areas.

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