International Students

As an international student, you have unique circumstances due to work authorization and employment eligibility. Before starting your job/internship search, be sure to:


Writing Group

Improve your writing skills and get help from the Writing Center. Schedule a tutoring sessionattend a workshop, and/or use their valuable writing resources. Also be sure to refer to online resources and review the “Resources for Multilingual Learners” section.


Networking Tips for International Students

Like many other international students, I was very focused on the academic part of student life when I arrived in the U.S. In my junior year of college, I suddenly felt this job-seeking urgency. I was only a couple of …

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MBA Virtual Career Fair: International Student Job Search Fireside Chat

On Friday, February 11, Firsthand held its first annual MBA Virtual Career Fair. The fair was geared toward first- and second-year MBA students looking to prepare for and find internships and full-time positions.

The fair allowed students to connect with top …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

Another H-1B lottery season has come to an end. This year, the number of applications far exceeded the 85,000 allotted H-1Bs, the visas international students typically need to work in the U.S. after graduation. This means that, yet again, numerous …

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We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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