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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

Jul 3, 2020

Thank you for letting us to use this opportunity at this pandemic situation.\n\nI find this course has a lot example which is unstandable and illustration and so efficient for newcomer and job seeker.

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 Sarah B

Dec 22, 2020

i learned quit a bit about resumes and applying for job positions.

By Erum A

Jul 30, 2020

I didn't just studied this course but I just loved and enjoyed it.


Jun 6, 2020

Es un muy buen curso, aprendí demasiado, lo recomiendo ampliamente

By Loucy W

Jan 7, 2018

Basic course, but quite fun to attend! For B1-B2 english speakers.

By Raghav R

Jul 31, 2020

Pretty decent job by both the instructors. Keep up the good work!

By Aboubacar O

Apr 16, 2017

Useful for everybody want to covert his resume in English from US

By 朱晓静

Aug 28, 2020

It's good course which can introduce how to get a job in the US.

By Hozifa A M H

Sep 13, 2020

its really such an amazing course every job seeker should join

By maria s s

Jun 12, 2020

this course helped me a lot ,it helped to improve my job skills

By Chatuphop S

May 31, 2020

Very easy to understand the material of leaning . Recommended !

By Yomna

Nov 1, 2020

its really was a good course, i wish if was there more video


By Davide F C

May 22, 2017

Very nice course, but i would like to study more grammar rules

By Ellya A

Jun 20, 2020

I learned something new and it's quite interesting. Thank you

By Christian W C

Sep 5, 2020

Good but l muat pay, l think this itu free cost, but it's ok

By William R P

Jul 5, 2020

I have learnt a lot about career development from the course

By Sainath P

May 24, 2020

good course.It helped me understand better about job process

By Ripon A

Sep 1, 2020

I learn many things of my professional life by this course.

By Kashvi S

Dec 1, 2020

very useful for career. learned many things useful for job

By Javier E

Jul 5, 2020

I´ve got great knowledge on English for Career Development


Sep 7, 2020

This Course is very good for the begineers and freeshers.

By Mohit A V

Apr 6, 2020

This course is designed very nicely and it is very useful


Oct 5, 2020

Excellent approach with an interesting topic for adults.

By mariam m

May 10, 2020

it is very helpful and support you to start your career

By Shreya P

Jan 16, 2021

I learned many things in this course it was amazing.😊

By Amit T

Feb 27, 2018

It was an informative course which was taught nicely.