Category Archives: Jobs

5 Places to Look for a Last-Minute Summer Internship

No matter which field you’re majoring in or which school you’re attending, there’s a very good chance that you’ll want to or be required to complete an internship before you graduate. More often than not, your internship will be a …

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“International Students Need Not Apply?”: Exceptions to the Rule for Working, Part 2

This week, I’ll be discussing optional practical training (OPT), which is another exception to the F-1 no-working rule. OPT is only allowed after completing the first academic year. OPT activity must be related to your field of study. Unlike curricular …

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“International Students Need Not Apply?”: Exceptions to the Rule for Working, Part 1

Institutions of higher education in the United States welcome international students, but in order to pursue their academic goals there, these students must first seek permission from the U.S. government to enter the country. For most, this permission comes in …

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International Office Corner: How to Spend Your Summer Break

You’ve done it! You’ve completed yet another semester and this time your reward is a four-month break. How are you going to spend it? Maybe you want to keep the momentum going by taking classes or interning, or perhaps traveling …

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Counseling Services for International College Students in America

Moving is frequently cited as one of the most stressful life events, but it typically only involves relocating from one part of your town to another or, in more extreme circumstances, one part of your own country to another. Imagine …

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Securing a Job in the U.S. as an International Student

  The process of securing a paying job upon graduation from college can be difficult and stressful under normal circumstances. As an international student, the process is even harder. There are at least 900,000 foreign students attending U.S. colleges and …

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How to Answer 5 Common Interview Questions

Whether you’re applying to work at the campus bookstore, or interviewing for your first professional job post college, it’s likely you’ll need to conduct an interview to land the position. To help you nail your interview, we’ve rounded up 5 …

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