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English for Career Development, University of Pennsylvania

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About this Course

Welcome to English for Career Development, a course created by the University of Pennsylvania, and funded by the U.S. Department of State Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Office of English Language Programs. To enroll in this course for free, click on “Enroll now” and then select "Full Course. No certificate." This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in advancing their careers in the global marketplace. In this course, you will learn about the job search, application, and interview process in the United States, while comparing and contrasting the same process in your home country. This course will also give you the opportunity to explore your global career path, while building your vocabulary and improving your language skills to achieve your professional goals. The first unit in this course will introduce the U.S. job application process and provide strategies for identifying the jobs that match your interests and skills. Unit 2 will take you through the steps necessary to produce a professional-looking resume. In unit 3, you will work to develop a clear and concise cover letter. The final unit of the course focuses on networking and interview skills. Anyone may take this course for free. If you want to get a Coursera Verified Certificate for free, please fill out the Financial Aid form. Unless otherwise noted, all course materials are available for re-use, repurposing and free distribution under a Creative Commons 4.0 Attribution license. Supplemental reading materials were provided by Newsela, which publishes daily news articles at a level that's just right for each English language learner....

Top reviews

By KM

Apr 27, 2019

I have learnt so much from this course. I am glad I came across it because I feel I have gained more knowledge and understanding on job search, preparedness and proper planning before an interviews.

By KW

Jul 22, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the course. The videos, readings, quizzes and games were very informative, clear and helpful. I hope that other users enjoyed the course as much as I did. Thank you very much!

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By Mita Anwar

May 20, 2019

It really help me to write better. Resumes and over letter in English.

By Jose Daniel Herrera Graterol

May 20, 2019

Great course with good dinamic and material

By Ahmad faraz

May 19, 2019

Awsome cource its life changer

By Abdo Yehia

May 19, 2019

great

By remah abd alnabi

May 18, 2019

it's a really really really good course, thank you.

By So Hyun Jung

May 16, 2019

This course helped me a lot as a career counselor to advise students seeking for job opportunities in the United States. I definitely recommend it to anyone who wishes to find a job in the English-speaking country. I think it's general but applicable to a lot of countries.

By Elshafei Abdelhadi

May 15, 2019

Very good course and useful, thanks

By Abdirahman

May 14, 2019

I like this course i gratitude instructors and university, i would like to thank Coursera

By Pradip kumar Shrestha

May 13, 2019

very very bad

By Rijan Ghimire

May 13, 2019

very very