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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


Aug 25, 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..


Jul 04, 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.

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By Beril S D

May 10, 2020

In this course, I learned many skills and It will will be useful in my life

By Sindhu H R

May 03, 2020

This course is nice and it helps to build your knowledge for a job process.

By Adil A

Apr 03, 2020

Very creative course highly recommend for those who want to get a good job.

By Kardelen D

Dec 16, 2019

Really useful education. Thanks for this free videos. I appreciate that! :)

By Albert B T

Oct 09, 2019

It is very well paced and up to date with the current needs of job seekers!

By Lynk T

Nov 24, 2017

I am searching for a new job and this course helps me a lot. Thank so much!

By hoang k v

Nov 23, 2017

This course is usefull. I know how to prepare a professional resume. Great!

By yuanye

Oct 14, 2017

good course for non-native speakers to learn English for career development


Sep 19, 2017

It was great. I learned a lot about resume, cover letter and elevator talk.

By Daniel L B

Jun 02, 2017

A great way to keep in contact with america market and practice my english.

By Ahsan M

May 10, 2017

This course was an amazing learning. I've personally learnt a lot from it.

By Vinoth K R

May 01, 2017

It was really useful!

The course went well and the instructors were awesome.

By Jovan I T C

Jun 22, 2020

A wonderful course to learn about the form of hiring in the united states.

By Chimène E

May 25, 2020

It was a great experience and i learned a lot from this cours.

Thank you!!!

By Riccardo S

May 09, 2020

Very Useful and helpful to increase my skills and abilities as job seeker.

By 劉延則

May 01, 2020

It is a good lesson for beginners who is trying to get a job in America :)

By Силивончик П Э

Apr 28, 2020

Very good course, learned a lot of new information and learned new things.

By Paulo J P S

Apr 23, 2020

I really learned so much in this course. Thank you to all the instructors.

By Ahmad J

Nov 18, 2019

It's a beautiful course and useful. Thanks for giving us this opportunity.

By Caiuby M

Oct 14, 2017

Very good course! The way that it is touch is very clear and understandble


Jul 05, 2020

Excelente, recomendadré a mis amigos de la universidad para que lo lleven

By Nwaozor G V

Jun 18, 2020

This course is amazing. My eyes are now open to things I was ignorant of.

By Bhaskarsrao

Jun 11, 2020

It is very useful we learn so much. It gives tremendous experience to me.

By Raeshone

Jun 09, 2020

Very informational, I believe this course should be worth college credits

By Sunil V

Apr 17, 2020

The course was designed well and perfectly described by both the experts.