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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.

Jul 20, 2020


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By May A M

May 15, 2020

I was a really helpful course i learn very useful things from it I highly recommended it

By Arvashu S

Jul 9, 2020

learned so many things after this course. i hope this course will help me to get a job

By Arezki k

Apr 11, 2020

the best master's ever

thanks so much for this online training

I've learned many things

By Malinee P

Jun 10, 2020

very useful and good course i have learnt many things and gained new skills

Thank yoou

By Eden

Dec 23, 2019

The course is helpful, and the assignments practised the skills taught in the lesson.

By Artemisa V

Feb 21, 2018

Good advices for learn english and understaind de process of the job searching in US.

By Maritza d C R A

Nov 28, 2016

Just as an option, please send the certicates with approximate hours of study! Thanks

By Nafees A

May 31, 2020

Thanks a lot sir.....for.... teaching new&advance strategy (for improving my career)

By Alireza B

Dec 1, 2018

It so much fun learning this course. It helped me a lot to improve and be motivated.


Aug 19, 2020

basic course but gives lot of information about resume cover letter and interview..

By Jorge L M L M

Jun 2, 2020

Very useful and helpful for people who want to know how to do a right job finding.

By Karvannan M

Mar 28, 2020

It's good and very useful. And I have learned many things how to propose for a job.

By Ali R

Sep 13, 2020

I recommend every one to join to this course , u will improve ur skills knowledge.

By Devang U

Jun 16, 2020

Very fun and interactive course. I have learned many new things. Thanks and Kudos

By ramesh a

Jun 15, 2020

This course was really helpful. I have had a good experience with this material.

By Sue L

Jun 5, 2020

It is good for new immigrants to get some ideas on how to find a job in the US.

By Alessandro B

Jan 6, 2020

Really good course, focused on a specifical theme but smartly tought. Satisfied

By Ram K G

Nov 27, 2020

Very good course , I learned many new things. Thank you teachers and coursera

By Shashikant P

May 29, 2020

Good course learnt important tips for career development and English keywords

By Jaime G E

Dec 29, 2019

this course have been very helpful to refresh and improve my level of english

By Terry J

Oct 26, 2020

This was an awesome course i would advice any job seekers to do this course.

By Tatiana S

Jul 2, 2020

It's a basic course. But it was the first that I finished, so I'm satisfied.

By Vaibhav S

Jun 13, 2020

I enjoyed this course a lot along with learning. Thanks to the entire team.

By P M S C

Apr 30, 2020

It helps us to learn great communication skills and prepare for a interview

By Абашина М А

Mar 23, 2020

Thank you for all the knowledges and experience you shared in this course!