What is the Difference Between OPT and CPT?

Learn how to take advantage of opportunities to work during your time in the United States!

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I’ve Been to 54 Countries—Here’s How to Pick One to Work Remote From Abroad

I may have a laptop and a job I can do remotely, but that doesn’t mean I can work from anywhere. I learned the hard way trying to connect to Zoom from Montezuma, a tiny bohemian beach town on the …

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How to Get Into a Top MBA Program as an International Applicant

International applicants bring a wealth of diversity and unique perspectives to MBA programs. But, the path to a top-tier U.S. business school requires a thorough understanding of certain key elements. Here are five main areas international applicants should focus on:

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5 Tips for Navigating the H-1B Visa Process

Each year, thousands of international students apply for H-1B visas—temporary non-immigrant visas that allow individuals to work in the U.S. Since only a limited number of H-1Bs are given out each year, the H-1B visa process can be stressful, not …

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How to market your diversity in your job search

A diversity hire is a person with a minority or underrepresented background employed in an organization. Though a
diversity hire is employed to improve diversity and inclusion in the company, it does not mean that the person is
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Successful Networking Strategies for International Students

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Virtual Job Interviews for Non-Native English Speakers

Taught by Liesje Sandler
The application process can be stressful for anyone, but interviewing in a foreign language brings unique challenges, especially if the…

International Marketing Foundations

Taught by Doug Ladd
Learn how to evaluate international markets and determine the best approaches for marketing your products and services overseas. Instructor Doug…

Communicating Across Cultures

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
View Tatiana’s LinkedIn Newsletter As the world continues to change, so does the workforce. The globalization of companies means you’re…

Public Speaking for Non-Native English Speakers

Taught by Peter Novak
Speaking in public isn’t easy for most people, and if English isn’t your first or second language, it might be…

Becoming an Ally to All

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
All organizations face barriers to diversity and inclusion, such as implicit bias and stereotyping. One key solution to these challenges…

Uncovering Your Authentic Self at Work

Taught by Kenji Yoshino
Despite decades of diversity and inclusion efforts, people sometimes feel forced to choose between being included and being themselves. Join…

Overcoming Imposter Syndrome

Taught by Carolyn Goerner
Those who experience imposter syndrome often believe they are inferior to others or have faked their way into positions despite…

Embracing Unexpected Change

Taught by Todd Dewett
When we’re caught off guard by a job loss or the crumbling of a personal relationship, it can be tough…

Multinational Communication in the Workplace

Taught by Luna Checchini
Successful business communication often hinges on one’s understanding of nuance. But in international workplaces, linguistic nuances can easily be lost…

Communicating Across Cultures

Taught by Tatiana Kolovou
To succeed in a cross-cultural business setting, it’s important to understand the differences in how people communicate. Language isn’t the…

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