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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


Apr 27, 2019

I have learnt so much from this course. I am glad I came across it because I feel I have gained more knowledge and understanding on job search, preparedness and proper planning before an interviews.


Jul 22, 2017

I thoroughly enjoyed the course. The videos, readings, quizzes and games were very informative, clear and helpful. I hope that other users enjoyed the course as much as I did. Thank you very much!

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By Ferdinand L R

Apr 09, 2019

Very easy course I totally recommend taking it!

By Marc J I

Apr 09, 2019

It really helped me to improve my English skill. Thankyou!

By Andrei l c V

Apr 21, 2019

I learned alot

By gowtham

Apr 15, 2019

One of the Best course

By Петрович О П

Apr 15, 2019

The course is written correctly. Thank you!

By Md M A

Apr 13, 2019

This course helps me to speaking in job interviews and writing English Effectively.

A lot of thanks you course traineer Brian Mcmanus & Robyn Turner.

By Erika L C C

Apr 10, 2019

Very pleased with the knowledges acquired.

By Fabio d S

Apr 09, 2019

That is an excelent course, everything well created. Thank you!!!


May 27, 2019

I learned a lot from this course. If you're someone who's planning to look for a job in America then this course is for you.

By Mel C B

Apr 14, 2019

Great course!

By Louis G P T

Apr 09, 2019

where's the congratulatory letter?

By Jomar M B D

Apr 09, 2019

it help me a lot

By Red J

Apr 10, 2019

Some errors on submissions

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By Ghulam M

Apr 15, 2019

Super quality and amazing teacher

By Kevin J L D l O

Apr 15, 2019

It is a excellent course.

By Mark B S

Apr 14, 2019

this course is realy help me to develop my skill and mental ability that i realy need

By Frances G J B

Apr 09, 2019

This is certified helpful for the advancement of students.

By John P G

Apr 09, 2019

Very helpful

By Daniel P M L

Apr 09, 2019

Please give me my certificate at my google acc. ( I need it for my project.

By Advaitva G

Apr 10, 2019

Excellent Course

By Willian S

Apr 12, 2019

Very nice course.

By John C C V

Apr 07, 2019

This online course can help a lot of people. I really hope this will be recognized and endorsed to more countries for it to aid a lot of people.