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What is Grow with Google?

This initiative helps college students develop entrepreneurship skills, digital skills, and the resources they need to find and secure jobs/internships which can help them build successful careers. This self-paced program is free to all students at UCR. Students who complete one learning path are eligible to receive a $15 Barnes and Noble gift card at the Career Center. Learn about the five learning paths down below:

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Five Learning Paths

  • Build Your Digital Skills

    Are you interested in increasing your productivity at work and class?  

    This learning path you will explore Google digital tools and how they can be used to increase productivity.  You learn to track your monthly expenses, manage your time, and organize group projects.


  • Explore Career Paths

    Are you unsure of which career path to pursue? 

    This learning path you will research potential career paths to distinguish which career might be right for you. You will have the opportunity to conduct an informational interview, explore Data Center careers, and try a career in Project Management.


  • Land a Great Job

    Are you looking for a job or an internship?

    This learning path you will create a resume and cover letter that will stand out and show your experience. You will establish strategies to stand out in interviews and convey your personal brand to prospective employers.


  • Succeed at Your New Job

    Do you want to be successful in the workplace?

    This learning path you will take steps to become successful in your internship or career. You will learn how to write emails for specific workplace scenarios, plan effective meetings, and deliver an engaging presentation.


  • Start your own business

    Do you want learn how to launch your own business?  

    This learning path you will prepare and write a business plan. Following the write-up, you will plan out your finances through utilizing Google Sheets and create a marketing pitch presentation for potential clients and investors.


Video Tutorial

Check out the video to learn how to create your account. Alternatively, we also have written instructions. If you have any questions or have trouble creating an account, please email Guadalupe Saldivar, HSI Grow with Google Campus Lead at

Create an Account

Grow with Google Merch

GWG Merch

Starting Fall 2023, students are able to receive an additional swag item when picking up their gift card at the Career Center.

iPad Giveaway

UCR Career Center and Grow with Google are giving away six iPads throughout the fall quarter. The giveaway is only open to students attending UCR. To enter to raffle, participants are required to complete one learning path and fill out our survey form. Bonus entries are given to individuals who complete more than one learning path.

Deadline: October 27th, November 17th, and December 8th

Two winners will be contacted via email every month.

Survey Form

GWG Benefits

Complete Learning Path(s)

Upon completion, identify a mentor you’d like to discuss your learning with. This could be an academic advisor, career counselor, program advisor, faculty member, graduate assistant, or mentor.

Grow with Google is also hosting online office hours where students can schedule a meeting to discuss their learning and fill out their completion form.

After meeting with them, download, print, and sign this HSI Career Readiness Program Learning Path Completion Form and turn it in to the Career Center to pick up a $15 Barnes & Noble gift card!* *While supplies last; first come, first served; 1 gift card per currently enrolled UCR student.

To schedule a meeting to learn more, please click here.

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