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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

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 Amit T

Feb 27, 2018

It was an informative course which was taught nicely.

By Aman K

Aug 3, 2021

i completed the course yet didn't get the certificate

By osama a

Nov 11, 2020

It was a very helpful course that enhanced my skills.

By hua z

Aug 20, 2019

Thank you so much help from Pennsylvania! Appreciate!

By Kozhan A H

Nov 9, 2016

this course was amazing and have a lot benefits to me

By Stuti A

Jan 26, 2021

there could have been more exercises for practising.

By Keshvi

Jul 16, 2020

Like this course and learned many things.


By Shama

Jun 11, 2020

This course was really good for every job seekers..

By Eder R

May 6, 2020

The course was good. I reallly learn something new.

By Therese S

Nov 16, 2020

Coursera is an awesome platform to keep learning .

By Nikita M

Sep 13, 2020

This course is very much helpful for me.thank you.

By Robson C S

Feb 15, 2019

In my opnion, video tests should be second option.


Sep 15, 2020

Très productif, je le conseillerais à tous. Merci

By Ali E

May 9, 2020

very good course, i have benefitted alot from it.

By Hani A A

Jul 30, 2019

It is very useful course,

Thank you a lot courser.

By Abdul H S

Sep 6, 2021

Best for kick starting your professional career

By Sandeep K Y

Jun 21, 2020

Its a really good course for career development

By Shane P

May 15, 2020

Very helpful! Thank you so much. I learn a lot.

By Badr M A

Jun 9, 2021

كانت جيدة والتفاعل كبير من قبل الجميع شكرا لكم


Mar 7, 2019

This course is one of the best online courses.

By Md.Rokib H

Apr 28, 2021

This is the best course that i have had ever.

By Anamica

Apr 23, 2020

Course is very helpful for career development

By azeeza B

Jan 18, 2021


By Fabrice N

Dec 15, 2020

How can i get a certificat for this course ?

By Vladimir P

Apr 30, 2020

a bit to simplistic. otherwise - outstanding