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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

Oct 26, 2020

This is the excellent course to understand the job seeking process and enhance English skill which is especially related with the job hunting. I recommend to take this course for non-English speakers.

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 ..

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By Marcelo B

Apr 20, 2020

It is the perfect course for job seekers. 100% recommend.

By Julie F

Feb 20, 2020

Thank you! It's my first course here and I like teachers!


Nov 18, 2019

Excellent course to apply the knowledge in everyday life.

By Ana P

Oct 5, 2018

It’s very good, it’s a good online course and very useful

By Zahid A K

Nov 25, 2017

This is one of the best courses to get started in career.

By Noman A

Jun 30, 2021

I really Enjoyed to learn English for Career Development

By Mau B

May 24, 2021

i loved it, excellent methodology and wonderful teachers

By Sushma S

May 19, 2021

content, way of presentation of the course is very good

By vivim10

Apr 22, 2021

Awesome course, I learned more than what I expected 🙂.

By Ha-Minh N

Apr 2, 2021

Great course. Thank you for creating this useful course.

By Pursottam S

Mar 13, 2021

Thank you Coursera for helping me in improving my skills

By Juliana A N

Mar 5, 2021

This course is very good, i loved it. thank you so much!

By Matias J

Jan 25, 2021

An excellent course! Gives very good guidance and advice

By Dorally J

Oct 21, 2020

Excellent for practice English and good for job seekers.

By Neo L

Oct 15, 2020

This course really helped me in sorting out many points.


Oct 7, 2020

kindly waiting my certificate thanks i wish i would get.


Aug 27, 2020

Me encanto muchas gracias, los profesores son excelentes


Jul 13, 2020

fue muy bueno y aprender con todo este curso es lo mejor

By Kerolos M G

Jun 26, 2020

really great course an very sample thank you very much .

By mukkara p

Jun 17, 2020

i learn new model resume,cover letter ,do's and don'ts .

By munir a

Jun 17, 2020

I learned a lot from this course, thanks a lot Coursera.

By Ash G

Jun 11, 2020

One of the best courses I ever had, Totally recommended!


May 25, 2020

Excellent Explanations of English for Career Development

By Sadaf

Jun 10, 2019

Best opportunity for beginners, learners and jobseekers!