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

We learn how to find a job in the U.S: job searching techniques and strategies; completing accurate job applications; writing a resume and a cover letter; interview questions and strategies. This is a 4-hour weekly class using Zoom and Canvas.

On the Job Communications

Advanced ESL
Level 5/6

We learn how to write business emails and letters; making requests and suggestions; speaking with clarity; preparing and making a business presentation. This is a 4-hour weekly class using Zoom and Canvas.

Fall/Winter/Spring Schedule

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

Preparing for Work

Every Thursday 5:30 – 7:20pm
+2 hours online work

On the Job Communications

Every Thursday 5:30 – 7:20pm
+2 hours online work


  • 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). 
  • We do not serve students who are currently studying or have completed a U.S. college or university degree.
  • 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.

We will process your application and send instructions via email. Please check email regularly and follow all directions.

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 November 18, 2022