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Welcome to the Business Development Guide

Whether you’re about to graduate from college or are someone interested in pursuing a career in business, we hope you find something in Google’s Business Development Guide.

We’ve carefully curated a collection of materials from many sources, including Google, that you can use to supplement your own learning or preparation for your career.

Interested in pursuing a career in software engineering? Check out Google's Tech Dev Guide.

Follow a suggested path

You can use any of the guide's resources, in any order. If you're not sure where to start, why not follow one of these paths?

  • Early Career

    Are you graduating school soon or just starting out in your career? Not sure what career path you want to explore yet? Check out these resources to learn more about how to build up your skills!

  • Industry Professionals

    Looking to make a career pivot? Interested in brushing up on your skills? Jump into any resource to get started.

Get certified with Google

Assess your effectiveness of selling Google digital solutions through our fundamentals of digital marketing and sales certifications. Get ready to boost your resume with these accreditations!

  • Fundamentals of digital marketing certification

    Master the basics of digital marketing with our free course, all created by Google, packed with practical exercises and real world examples to help you turn knowledge into action

  • Google Ads certifications

    Showcase your master of Google Ads by getting certified in Search, Display, Video, Shopping Ads, Apps and Measurement

Explore teams

Take the opportunity to learn what it's like to work at one of our teams at Google. You can learn about careers in Sales, Digital Advertising, Cloud, Marketing and Finance.

Apply with Google

Want to learn more about the roles currently available at Google? Click here and search based on your role preference, location and skills and send your updated CV to Google today.



Much of the information in the guide has been gathered via our work with students, industry professionals and Googlers. We would like to express our profound gratitude to our Google's Staffing, Global Customer Solutions teams, Marketing team and Business Dev Guide Core team (Andrea Bacinska, Ashley Trexler, Gaby Alvarez, Jodie Taylor, Mariam Dabboussi, Martina Carr, Mary Streetzel, Olivia Hovick, Rebecca Sullivan,Teddy Bermes). They gave substantial input to the design and content, and helped us keep the needs of students and industry professionals front and center.