Interviewing and Resume Writing in English Specialization

Started Dec 11

Interviewing and Resume Writing in English Specialization

Interviewing and Resume Writing in English Specialization

Master the English Job Search Process. Gain tools and strategies to navigate the complex path of interviewing and resume writing in English

About This Specialization

This specialization will help you develop the English language strategies and communication skills you need to advance in your professional career. Whether you already have a successful career and are looking to move forward, whether you’re looking to change careers, whether you’re starting out in the world of work, or whether you’re coming back into the world of work after some time away – if you believe in working for more than a paycheck, then this specialization will help you. The core courses cover preparing for a successful job search, including self research and research of the job market and industries of interest; strengthening your interview skills by recognizing what hiring managers are looking for and taking steps to prepare for the types of tough questions today's premier companies use; and preparing a resume, cover letter and supporting business documents. The capstone will allow you to apply the skills you learn in this specialization to your own job search. A key benefit of this specialization is the opportunities you'll have to practice your interviewing skills with other job-seekers from around the world. You’ll give them feedback and they’ll give you feedback. In this process, you’ll gain new insight into what makes a speaker successful and you’ll gain confidence in your English interviewing skills.

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courses
5 courses

Follow the suggested order or choose your own.

projects
Projects

Designed to help you practice and apply the skills you learn.

certificates
Certificates

Highlight your new skills on your resume or LinkedIn.

Courses
Intermediate Specialization.
Some related experience required.
  1. COURSE 1

    Interview Research and Preparation

    Current session: Dec 11
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    This course, the first in the "Interviewing and Resume Writing in English" specialization, guides you to discover the interests, talents and competencies that you can use to find and do work that leverages your strengths, passions and who you
  2. COURSE 2

    Successful Interviewing

    Upcoming session: Jan 1
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    The goal of hiring managers is not just to hire people who need a job. It’s to hire people who believe in their organization, its mission and the work that’s involved in the job position. Every hiring manager knows: Hire people to do a job and they
  3. COURSE 3

    Advanced Interviewing Techniques

    Current session: Dec 11
    Commitment
    5 weeks of study, 2-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    People interviewing for jobs today often fail because they are using yesterday's strategies. Recruiting technology has become more sophisticated, and the best employers are constantly changing the way interviews are done. This course gives you
  4. COURSE 4

    Writing Winning Resumes and Cover Letters

    Current session: Dec 11
    Commitment
    4 weeks of study, 1-3 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Course

    How can you bring your resume to the top of the pile? How can you present yourself to prospective employers using the language they already speak inside their organization? This course will give you answers to those questions. You will learn how to c
  5. COURSE 5

    How To Land the Job You Want (Capstone Project)

    Upcoming session: Feb 5
    Commitment
    8 weeks of study, 3-4 hours/week
    Subtitles
    English

    About the Capstone Project

    In the capstone project, you will combine the skills you’ve learned in the prior four courses of the specialization to polish your elevator speeches, complete your resumes - including multiple versions for different targets - complete your story file,

Creators

  • University of Maryland, College Park

    By offering personalized, multi-level intensive instruction in academic and professional English, the Maryland English Institute of the University of Maryland, College Park opens doors for international students to academic study at universities in the United States and to professional success in the English language world of science, business and technology. In addition to the course creators below, MEI would like to thank Jonathan Geense and Caralyn Bushey for their content support.

    The University of Maryland is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 37,000 students, 9,000 faculty and staff, and 250 academic programs. Its faculty includes three Nobel laureates, three Pulitzer Prize winners, 47 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. The institution has a $1.8 billion operating budget, secures $500 million annually in external research funding and recently completed a $1 billion fundraising campaign.

  • Charles Duquette

    Charles Duquette

    Lecturer/Marketing Coordinator
  • Daniela C. Wagner-Loera

    Daniela C. Wagner-Loera

    Full-Time Lecturer

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