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(Non-native English speakers) *

(Non-native English speakers) *

ESL Job Search Skills
Instructor: Susan Silver, ssilver@pausd.org
Duration: 10 wks
Date range: January 17 to March 30
(No class: February 21 and February 23.)
Date(s) of the week: Tuesday AND Thursday
Hour: 1–3 p.m.
Quarter: Winter 2023
Prerequisite: Advanced English language learners
Address: Cubberley Campus I-Bldg 2nd Floor
Price: No Fee*
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In this class, you will

  • develop a basic understanding of the job search process and be able to apply these skills to your own job search or career advancement
  • learn how to identify different jobs, including job titles, duties and wages associated with the jobs
  • be able to complete a job application, write a basic resume and write a proper email
  • identify your personal strengths, weaknesses, and skills, and you will be able to talk about them as they relate to your past work experience and current job objective
  • learn and be able to demonstrate successful job interview techniques

New students must take a required in-person English test for this state-funded (free) class.
Teacher will schedule the test with students.

Students enrolled in this class may also work with Kathilynn Lehmer as her clients for individualized job search coaching services through the Palo Alto Adult Ed Work Readiness course.

For more information, please call (650) 494-2326.


  • To register online, please click here.
  • To register in-person, please go Monday – Friday, 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. to the Cubberley Campus ESL office (I-Bldg, 2nd Floor) located at 4000 Middlefield Road, Palo Alto.