English for Career Development


English for Career Development

About This Course

English for Career Development is designed for high-beginner to low-intermediate non-native English speakers. This course will guide you through the job application process while expanding your vocabulary and language skills at the same time. 

This course will also give you the opportunity to explore your global career path, while building your vocabulary and improving your languagea skills to achieve your professional goals. 

  • module 1 introduce the U.S. job application process and provide strategies for identifying the jobs that match your interests and skills.
  • Module 2 will take you through the steps necessary to produce a professional-looking resume. 
  • Module 3, you will work to develop a clear and concise cover letter.
  • Module 4 will focus on developing your networking. 
  • Module 5, the final unit of the course focuses on interview skills.

This course was developed by the University of Pennsylvania , sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.


This course will be active from September 13 - December 27, 2021

The orientation module and Module 1 will open on September 13 at 12:01 AM ET. This orientation is designed to help you get familiar with Canvas and how to get help. It is not mandatory. 

Once you finish a module, the next one will automatically unlock. All coursework must be completed by December 27, 2021. No late submissions will be accepted.

Download the Syllabus Review the material we’ll cover in each module and the requirements to pass the course.

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English for Career Development
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