10 mistakes that keep international students from securing U.S jobs

10 mistakes that keep international students from securing U.S jobs

Some international students sadly make the job search process harder than it needs to be. Obviously, it’s not their intention to make an already difficult journey any more painful. But sometimes international job seekers (unwittingly) do things that work against them. If your search has dragged on longer than you’d…

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For International Students: Summer 2017 Impressions So Far

For International Students: Summer 2017 Impressions So Far

So Fall is almost here and closes to $1 million international students have recently joined our U.S universities, many with dreams of finding employment in the U.S after graduation. Having already worked with a few different universities this summer, below are 5 observations regarding what I see out there, particularly…

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International Students: Let’s learn from Devi Prasad today. He got hired!

The International Advantage program recently sat down with Devi Prasad Gorrepati – international student from India – after learning that he landed a job. It is rare for us to proactively contact international students to learn about their job search journeys. To be honest these stories naturally reach us one way…

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Applying for an H1-B April 1st? Avoid a RFE international students, IF you can

Applying for an H1-B April 1st Avoid a RFE international students, IF you can

Hello International Students: Starting the summer of 2017, employers and immigration attorneys began noticing that US Citizenship and Immigration Services was challenging an unusually large number of H-1B applications. The number of challenges — officially known as “requests for evidence” — are up 44% compared to last year, the highest…

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International Students: do career assessments help you? Here’s my opinion…

  Newly arrived international graduate business students may find it interesting how much career services loves assessments. Clarifying your values, interests, personal traits, and perceived abilities, in theory, may help you become more self-aware and hopefully be more competitive when job seeking. Recruiters like candidates who know themselves. You’ve heard…

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