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Getting Certified Got Me an Internship at Microsoft

Pakistan is home to over 193 million people, which can make standing out a little tough. But where there’s a will, there’s a way. Waqas Ali, former MOS World Champion and MOS Word and MOS PowerPoint certified user, knew that earning his Microsoft Office Specialist certification would help him stand out from the crowd. And […]

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Certiport is Driving Digital Skills Development in Saudi Arabia

Today Certiport announced an exciting new partnership with the Technical and Vocational Training Corporation (TVTC) to drive digital skills development in Saudi Arabia.  Certiport General Manager, Aaron Osmond, recently traveled to Saudi Arabia to sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Dr. Ahmed Al-Fuhaid, Governor of TVTC. Under the MOU, TVTC has authorized Certiport’s full […]

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Making Art a Career with ACA Certification

Jamaica is well known as a tropical paradise. Beautiful beaches, island music, and amazing people. No one knows this better than 2013 ACA World Championship participant, Acquille Dunkley. Acquille migrated from Jamaica to West Palm Beach, Florida in 2010. Moving to the US gave him his first exposure to the Adobe Certified Associate program, and, […]

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Getting Paid before a Job Offer: MOS Certification Changes the Rules

Now this seems counterintuitive. How can you get a big check before you actually get a job? Just ask Floridian student and Microsoft Office Specialist, Cory Bolles. Cory participated in the 2013 MOS US National Championship, winning his category and moving on to take third place at the MOS World Championship. Now earning a $1000 […]

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North Carolina Celebrates 300,000 Certification Milestone

Today, the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction celebrates a fantastic milestone – students and teachers have earned more than 300,000 professional certifications through the state’s Microsoft Imagine Academy, launched seven years ago.  North Carolina first piloted the Microsoft IT Academy in high schools in 29 counties during the fall semester of 2010-­11. Students and […]

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