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Take a tour of the Coursera office and meet some Courserians!


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We thought you might like to see what's happening inside Coursera's office headquarters in Mountain View, California. Join us for a tour! After, you're invited to meet some of the great people working behind the scenes at Coursera.org.

This project is part of Make-a-thon, which is a twice/year event designed for people at Coursera to pursue creative, innovative, and helpful projects of all kinds. For example, Cultural Connection Week and Coursera for Everyone are two projects started during this, our 12th Make-a-thon. Coursera for Refugees is another example – the program started as a Make-a-thon project a few years ago.

@Claire and I hope you enjoy the tour!


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Meet Jenny, a Product Manager at Coursera!

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Meet Fonz, Senior Product Designer at Coursera!

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Meet Shane, Director of Learner Services at Coursera!

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Meet Sarabjot, a Software Engineer at Coursera!

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Meet Marianne, a Data Scientist at Coursera!

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Meet Helen, a Product Manager at Coursera!

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Meet Jon, a Software Engineer at Coursera!

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Meet Genica, a Technical Account Manager and Phoebe, Manager of Partner Services at Coursera!

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Meet David, Corporate Strategy Manager at Coursera!

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Meet Ian, Director of Learning and Development at Coursera!

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Meet Cassidy, Senior Partnership Manager at Coursera!

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Meet Yash, a Software Engineer at Coursera!

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Meet Xueyan, Vice President of Services at Coursera!

I would like to start by thanking everyone for helping us get to know you better.Coursera seems like such an exciting place to work with so much happening!
I would first like to comment on the “tour” of the building by Claire and Laura.
The building is magnificent! There are so many places you can go to have privacy if you need it. The murals on the walls, especially the framed pictures of the women are inspirational. What stopped me and really impressed me was the huge map of the world showing where Coursera is involved.
I appreciate all the individual videos too, although I haven’t watched them all yet. To step in front of a camera isn’t easy. Thank you for sharing your time and helping us understand what goes on at Coursera.
Now..please! Post the performance that the Makeathon group is putting together for us all to hear. Claire showed us the studio and it sounds like it will be such fun to hear. Maybe someone can record so we can all appreciate it! 😀🎤🎸
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I also particularly loved the map with the partner institutions marked on it. And the Living Wall full of plants. And the table tennis. And the outdoor area. And the friendly, interesting staff members. What a great place to work!
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Your tour initiative is wonderful. Thanks a lot, because it allowed the beginning of a more human connection between you and us. It was great watching Claire and Laura showing all the Coursera building spaces. Perhaps, we can do a visit there, someday.

Yes, the Coursera offices look like an amazing place to work. I felt the creativity of the team and a warm environment to be. That map showing how expanded is Coursera at the moment is impressive. I wanted to watch it in detail, as well as the murals, the pictures of women, and more.

Thanks again, I believe Coursera is doing community starting at home. Great!!
Jon, the software engineer was a pleasure to meet. It was so interesting to hear that he was responsible for Make-a-thons and what their purpose is .It’s not about what you produce at the end, although the globe he described sounded like it sure was special!....but it is about the process. We often forget this and focus on the end results...but sometimes the end result just doesn’t seem as impressive or meaningful as the process. This is important to remember. Thanks, Jon!
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Many thanks for this "inside" video. Peronally, i like these type of videos and become a look behind the scenes. The Coursera office looks amazing, and i´m convinced that is a great place to work.
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Thank you a lot!
It's really amazing to make an online tour and meet some Courserians! 😀
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Meet Jenny, a Product Manager at Coursera!

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I'm extremely happy to see the people behind the scenes. Really lovely building and lovely space. Thank you guys for the awesome work you do to make us enjoy learning and mentoring.
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The video was really interesting and useful. The individual interviews are a GREAT way to "meet" the Team! BUT, the audio quality really detracted from the interviews! I know the informal approach is nice, but with the expected technical proficiency of Coursera much better microphone usage is expected. The natural work settings are very nice, but again, the open format allowed for way too much interference from other conversations in the area! That totally detracted from the experience for me. For the short (max. 5 min?) interviews I don't think that it would have been too difficult to at least request SILENCE in the area, OR simply give everyone an out-of-area break for the duration of the interviews.
I do appreciate the effort to "connect" with all of the remote contributors. But I would prefer to see our professionalism as well as enthusiasm exhibited in all of our endeavours.
Happy learning!
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That's quite a lovely tour of the office. I love the office structure and the apparent office culture. Kudos Coursera.
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Cool place to work in. Love the murals especially “Advance Pedagogy” stood out the most for me. Like the informal and relaxed environment with fruit baskets and table tennis for chill. Outdoors is refreshing. Thanks for the videos made. Very steady hands, Laura. You certainly capture a lot of moments. 👍🏻👏🏻 Will catch up with the rest of the vids later. One small suggestion is have a small microphone for Claire as some parts could not be heard. But otherwise the content and it’s essence were well captured. Bravo!

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