LogoJob Search and Workplace Communication Classes for English Language Learners

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. 



Fall, Winter, and Spring Schedule
11 weeks
4 hours per week

Summer Schedule
7 weeks
6 hours per week


Preparing for Work
ESL Level 5/6

Job searching, job applications, resumes and interviewing

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

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


On the Job Communications
ESL Level 5/6

Business emails and letters; requests and suggestions; presentations

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

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


Working in English
ESL Level 4/5

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

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

Not Offered


Read Before You Register for Class

  • 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.

To Register,  complete the intake form. We will contact you within 72 hours.
Questions: prep4work@bellevuecollege.edu OR Call: 425–564–2723

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

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