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Learner Reviews & Feedback for English for Career Development by University of Pennsylvania

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4,356 reviews

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 Neha N

Aug 19, 2020

I really enjoy this course and I get the good knowledge of English.

By Camila L

Aug 15, 2020

This course is really informative and help me a lot with my english

By Mayra C

Aug 2, 2020

Thank you very much, the content was excellent and I learned a lot.

By harol c

Jul 15, 2020

I learned how to write a resume and cover letter in the correct way

By Elena C

Jul 11, 2020

Gracias por la gran oportunidad que nos dan de seguir aprendiendo .

By mohmed a h

Jul 4, 2020

This course is astounding for anybody to want to make an interview.

By Karen O

Jun 20, 2020

I'm so glad you make this courses for everybody. Thank you so much!

By Dayssy A

Jun 17, 2020

I like it a lot and I learned many new things, thank you very much!

By Gwyneth A

Jun 9, 2020

Everything from the instructors up to the videos is understandable.

By Yuna S

Jun 1, 2020

Nice and useful course, especially if you are not a native speaker.

By Ingrid M d M

May 20, 2020

I am really grateful for the opportunity to study with this course.

By Sofia C

Apr 24, 2020

It was such a helpful course with many tips and useful information.

By Md. S I

Apr 20, 2020

It is really great to know about standard system of applying a job.

By Brandon D O C

Apr 13, 2020

One of the best courses i have ever taken online, amazing advisers!

By Сергей Б

Feb 21, 2020

Complicated things is described very simple and essentially useful!

By Himanshu S

Nov 20, 2019

Awesome Course by coursera. It helps me a lot in my career journey.

By Ahmed O H

Jul 26, 2019

It's one of the best courses i have ever learnt, thank you so much.

By Jarmaine T

May 27, 2019

It is very comprehensive, despite its short lectures. Very helpful!

By Thảo Đ

Jan 13, 2018

It is very short and clear, specific. I learned many thing. Thanks!

By Iris S

Sep 7, 2017

I am about to have an interview next week. So useful. Wish me luck!

By Pedro H D S T

Jul 21, 2021

Esse curso é extremamente valioso e necessário, estão de parabéns.


Jul 3, 2021

E​xcelent course! All the information is very clear and up-to-date

By Diego D

Apr 10, 2021

excellent course, for its content and way of developing the theme.

By Sonny D C

Mar 6, 2021

Very helpful. That's all I can say. I highly recommend this course

By Angel L M

Feb 8, 2021

Excelente curso muy ilustrativo y útil para todo tipo de personas.