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About the 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


May 3, 2021

I enjoyed this Course English for Career Development and learnt a lot .The instructor were so helpful and proactive that it was easy for me to learn and I was able to reach clear all the assignment ..


Aug 24, 2019

It is the very useful course for learning, this course provides videos for better understanding. A part from that there are exams like quiz, games, video recording, review of classmates work and all..

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By Devika R

Dec 14, 2022

it was a great course which gave me new sight for facing new things.


Oct 24, 2022

Realmente me gustó! Fue práctico y muy bueno para lo que fue hecho!

By José S

Jun 5, 2022

Very good teachers, clear and specific, all objectives were achieved

By Khiêm T

Sep 18, 2021

I'm so appreciated with the course. Thank you so much for everything

By Samantha C

Aug 24, 2021

The course is useful for job seekers who wish to start a new career!

By Coin N

Jul 31, 2021

It's a useful course for me to develop my career in the near future.

By Putri P S

Oct 25, 2020

Very helpful course, and help me to make a cover letter and good CV.

By Assem K

Oct 3, 2020

Great experience which has given me proper plan to get job I want to

By Emmanuel S

Aug 15, 2020

The material was very clear and easy to follow. I really enjoyed it.

By Jaskarn D

Aug 12, 2020

It was good. I learned some new words, vocabulary, and presentation.

By Allaa O

Jul 5, 2020

very useful course , I recommend everyone to take this course.



Jun 29, 2020

Professional teachers and very useful? productive course. Thank you!

By Wandaia

May 29, 2020


By Гурский С И

May 13, 2020

Thank you very much! This was very useful and very important for me.

By Marien P

Apr 30, 2020

Excellent experience, I highly recommend , thanks for your support!

By Erick R A P

Apr 23, 2020

It was incredible, I learned a lot of new things that I do not know.

By Poula A

Apr 12, 2020

Great mentors and very simple explanation for every thing. Thank You

By Kristina S

Apr 1, 2020

Really good course for people which is not from USA! I recommend it!


Dec 29, 2018

It a best course that can be helped you to ready for the future job.


Sep 9, 2017

Very nice, its really easy to understand and learn some more skills.

By Daniel B L d S

May 5, 2017

Very important course. Its is simple, practical, and very efficient.

By Mostafa K

Apr 3, 2017

An Excellent course. I recommend everyone who is working to take it.

By Tran N L

Mar 28, 2017

This course is totally informative and useful for my future success!

By Daniel A V

Jan 16, 2023

me gusto mucho, es muy dinámico, y le ayudo a resolver muchas dudas

By Tamer s

Dec 12, 2022

the course was organized and the instructors were very professional