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  • Meet Udemy’s Summer 2016 interns

    This special guest post comes from Srishti Jain, who’s interning with us for the second summer in a row Take it away, Srishti! Another summer, another fresh class of interns! I am back this summer on Udemy’s corporate marketing team and excited to become a contributor to our acclaimed blog and introduce my...

  • Udemy LIVE: It’s a wrap!

    Udemy LIVE has concluded, and consensus is that it was a huge success! We were so thrilled to see everyone connecting in-person and hanging out like lifelong friends, not simply professional colleagues This is the solid foundation upon which we’re building Udemy’s future and, more important, the future for...

  • Going offline to grow online

    Online learning is bringing education to people all over the world who might not otherwise have access Moreover, the internet gives them the freedom to pursue online learning the same way they now consume other types of digital content -- on demand anytime, anywhere On the flip side, the internet makes it possible for...

  • Movin’ on up: Udemy settles into a new home

    Monday was moving day at Udemy, as we took up residence in a brand-new office Though we only went one block east of our last location, the contrast in how the new space looks, feels, and functions is light years away from our previous spot A few notable factoids: Udemy was in its last office for about 16 months...

  • Happy instructors = Music to our ears

    When we say the lunches rock at Udemy, we’re not just talking about the catering! Recently, we were treated to a lunchtime concert by rock and blues guitarist Jimmy Dillon, who teaches our Ultimate Acoustic Blues course Over the span of a long and successful career, Jimmy’s shared the stage with such music...

  • Designing musical interfaces

    Today we're featuring the words and wisdom of Pablo Stanley, one of the talented UX designers working on the Product team at Udemy Pablo has researched how music can be leveraged to signal activity (rather than the usual beeps and chimes), the role audio plays in our interactive experiences, and how sounds and...

  • Here’s how Udemy gives

    On June 26, all Udemy offices (San Francisco, Ankara, and Dublin) spent a day volunteering locally At Udemy, part of our culture is to give back to our community, particularly around education and youth empowerment We love interacting with our neighbors and helping them reach their goals, so volunteering isn’t a...

  • Udemy kicks off Lunch Roulette

    Udemy is quickly growing Last year we tripled our employee count and as new folks continually join the team, we want to ensure everyone has ample opportunity to get to know each other well Udemy has a Culture Club, which is a group of employee culture ambassadors who plan fun activities They recently started a new...

  • Udemy Serves at GLIDE

    At Udemy, we regularly organize group volunteer outings Last week, about 25 members of the team joined the wonderful GLIDE staff to serve lunch to more than 600 of San Francisco’s homeless and hungry The kitchen assembly line was buzzing and the teamwork was in full force as we added our dishes to the quickly...