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

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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 Daphne S F

May 2, 2020

It is helpful for our future

By Simone c

Apr 30, 2020

Very interesting and useful!


Apr 22, 2020

It was excellent, thank you.


Feb 5, 2020

Really good teaching skills!

By 魏鹏

Oct 8, 2019

A useful course for everyone

By Boris I D V

Aug 15, 2019

Excelent course. Many Thanks

By Eira K O C

Sep 29, 2018

Very helpful and informative

By Md. A B

Apr 25, 2018

I like this style of course.

By Gabriela B d b

Mar 25, 2018

Great course! really helpful

By Wipada S

Apr 9, 2017

Easy to follow. Very useful.

By Rafik D

Nov 27, 2016

Great teaching, very usefull

By Amila C

Nov 16, 2020

It has given lot of skills.

By Layeq R

Oct 15, 2020

This course was so amazing.

By Bindusha L

Sep 15, 2020

It's an informative course.


Jul 22, 2020

Great tips for acing a job!

By Laveena F M J

Jun 29, 2020

Nice course and useful too.

By Dulce T

Jun 26, 2020

Thank you! I learned a lot!


Jun 13, 2020

The course is simply superb

By Jerson M R d C

Jun 10, 2020

aprendi mucho

muchas gracias

By Jairo C M

Apr 25, 2020

very suitable for this time

By Mahmoud A

Apr 24, 2020

Very good and useful course


Apr 23, 2020

very useful and interesting

By Helen G

Apr 15, 2020

Cool and really informative

By Базмухаметова С М

Apr 12, 2020

Great! Thank you very much)