Preparing for Work

Join us for fun and engaging online lessons to learn about finding jobs and working in the U.S. We will meet every week, and work online in Canvas with videos, readings, discussions, quizzes, and more! Classes start in January, April, July, and September. Choose one class per quarter.

Preparing for Work

Advanced ESL
Level 5/6

Job searching, job applications, resumes and interviewing

On the Job Communications

Advanced ESL
Level 5/6

Business emails and letters; requests and suggestions; presentations

Working in English

Intermediate
ESL Level 4/5

Understanding pay and benefits, health & safety, making requests, clarifying, customer service

Fall/Winter/Spring Schedule

The Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters are 11 weeks long and 4 hours per week.

Preparing for Work

Every Tuesday 5:30 – 7:00pm (Zoom)
+2.5 hours online work

On the Job Communications

Every Thursday 5:30 – 7:00pm (Zoom)
+2.5 hours online work

Working in English

Every Saturday 9:30 – 11:30am (in-person and/or in Zoom)
+2 hours online work


Summer Schedule

The Summer quarter is 7 weeks long and 6 hours per week.

Preparing for Work

Tuesday/Thursday 9:30-11:30am (Zoom)
+2 hours online work

On the Job Communications

Tuesday/Thursday 5:30 – 7:30pm (Zoom)
+2 hours online work

Working in English

Not Offered

  • We serve immigrants, refugees, or U.S. citizens with English as a second language.
  • We do not serve tourists or people with Foreign Student Visas (J-1, F-1, M-1, B-1, B-2). 
  • You will need access to a computer or laptop.
  • You will need to be comfortable using a computer.
  • You should be interested in learning more about working in the U.S.
  • Bellevue residents will be served first and then non-Bellevue residents.

Job preparation classes are FREE to NON-NATIVE ENGLISH SPEAKERS who are immigrants, refugees, or citizens living in BELLEVUE. Students must be interested in finding work now or in the near future. This program is sponsored by the City of Bellevue

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How to Apply

Please fill out the intake form. Someone will contact you within 72 hours.

Fill out the intake form now!

DO NOT go to Bellevue College to register for these classes.

Contact Us

prep4work@bellevuecollege.edu

Call: 425-564-2723

Last Updated August 8, 2022