Chennai: Mariam Thomas, a social science teacher, took up an online course to change her career and bag a job as a front-end developer in an IT company. Thomas is joining the growing cohort of non-technical professionals joining the IT/analytics bandwagon by enrolling in online learning courses. “In the international school I was teaching in, there was little career development. Also, post relocating to Bengaluru, I took up a one-year foundation nanodegree at Udacity that helped me land a job in a startup, as a front end developer,” she added. — Know more

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