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HR Certificate Program

The purpose of the HR Certificate Program is to provide comprehensive, practical and DC government specific overview of Human Resources. Learn More

High School Leadership Institute

The District of Columbia Department of Human Resources (DCHR) has partnered with the Office of the State Superintendent of Education (OSSE) to create the High School Leadership Institute, a year-round internship program for high school students. For more information on the High School Leadership Institute

LGBTQ Affairs

Diversity in the Workplace Best Practices in DC Government. For more information on LGBTQ Affairs


Keeping up with the latest training resources just got easier! DCHR’s Center for Learning and Development’s Skillport courses has upgraded to the 8.0 version, an automated platform that offers formal, informal, and collaborative learning. Skillport has also launched its Skillsoft 8i Learning app which can be easily downloaded from your mobile smartphones and tablets. SkillPort now has more than 5,000 professional online courses within its’ library in the fields of Analyst Research, Business Skills, Compliance, Desktop Skills, IT Skills, Engineering, Government, Well-being, and Certification preparation training courses.

Visit dchr.skillport.com for access to thousands of quick, interactive learning resources.

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Ethics Training Offerings

Instructor led and online BEGA Ethics training classes for District employees. Register Online

DCHR Offers Free Job-Skills Classes to DC Residents

Resume Writing and Job Interview Skills

The classes are designed to support District residents and others in their job search.

  • Resume Writing and Job Interview Techniques

For more information on DCHR Offers Free Job-Skills Classes to DC Residents

Free Online College Courses

Onlinecourses.com has the top free online college courses and offers Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) and video lectures. Onlinecourses.com has over 500 accredited free online college classes provided by over 35 leading colleges and universities around the world including Harvard University, University of Michigan, and the Penn State University.

*Individuals interested in registering for classes should register at Onlinecourses.com. After registering with onlinecourses.com, please scroll to the bottom of the page and make course selection in the “How to Use Open Online Courses“ section and browse courses by catalog.