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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


Nov 12, 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 ..


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 Doris M B M

Aug 9, 2020

Great course to improve your own resume, cover letter and interview skills.

By ankita y

Jul 28, 2020

This course is very helpful for those who are entering into the job market.

By Luciana C

Jul 27, 2020

Muito bom.... Claro e objetivo. Consegui fazer um novo currículo em ingles.

By sam r

Jul 15, 2020

I have learned so much new things in this class . Thanks to the teachers .

By Amjad A

Jul 4, 2020

i have learned a lot new form this course thank you very much to help us /

By Achraf h

May 27, 2020

Really amazing course that make us understand the steps to get a employment

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 3, 2020

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

By Adil A

Apr 3, 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 9, 2019

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

By Tran N H L

Nov 23, 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 B

Jun 2, 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 1, 2017

It was really useful!

The course went well and the instructors were awesome.

By Lidia B

Jun 3, 2022

I learned to express myself better. The course was a light for me. Thanks!

By Du D P

Oct 8, 2021

My first course here on Coursera and it helped me a lot! Totally worth it!

By Khanchai P (

Jul 5, 2021

It's a very good course to learn. I learn so many things from this course.

By Warle F d O

Jun 20, 2021

Ita great course. I learned a lot and I am more confident as a job seeker.

By Taybur R C

May 3, 2021

It will help you through the necessary steps of English language learning.

By Patricia C

Jan 22, 2021

It is really good material. It is nice to know what are you expected to do

By Srinjana M

Jan 19, 2021

I found the course to be really helpful and the teachers are amazing here.