International Students

At the Office of Career Success, we understand that international students navigate many transitions in their experience coming to Isenberg. Here you will find a range of career opportunities and resources curated for international students looking to obtain employment in their home countries, globally, and with U.S.-based organizations. Our office can also help with empowering international students to advocate for themselves as they look for opportunities and achieve their goals. Log in to set up your preference to be notified when content for international students becomes available.

International Students

9 Things International Students Can Do to Stand Out at Career Fairs and Conferences

International students often feel like career fairs are a waste of time and money. The reason for such disappointment is that, historically, the majority of companies participating at these events don’t sponsor international students and therefore aren’t willing to speak …

By Marcelo Barros - Firsthand
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Job-Search Strategies for International Students Who Didn’t Win the 2022 H-1B Lottery

In the recent H-1B visa lottery, 483,927 applications were filed for only 85,000 available visas. This means that more than 80 percent of applicants wanting an H-1B visa, which allows internationals to work in the U.S., won’t get one.

To …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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Strategies for post-graduation success for diverse students

Navigating life post-graduation can be filled with ups and downs. For first-generation students, BIPOC, and LGBTQ+ job seekers, it’s important to know what resources are available to help you succeed as you go through adulthood. The following five strategies can …

By Shelby Konkel - College Recruiter
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Understanding Diversity, Equity and Inclusion in The Workplace

If you’ve been looking for a job, you might have noticed that more and more organizations are providing information about their Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DEI) initiatives on their websites. Similarly, your employer might be starting to engage in their …

By Rob Porter - Firsthand
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Essential International Student Job-Search Strategies for 2022

Due to the pandemic and difficulties of obtaining student visas, international enrollment in U.S. universities saw a slight decline during the 2019-2020 academic year. That’s the bad news. The good news is international student enrollment at U.S. schools seems to …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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Interstride

Interstride partners with trusted service providers to support international students and those looking to work globally. Whether students are looking …

ISEL Quadrant Worksheet for International Candidates

Marcello Barros, international recruitment expert and founder of  The International Advantage developed a useful tool to support International Candidates in …

CPT Guidelines for International Students

CPT provides work authorization for paid opportunities, including internships and co-op for International Students on F1 Visas.

If you are …

Interstride Quick-Start Guide For International Students

Use this quick-start guide to become familiar with the job and internship features of Interstride!

F-1 Student Employment, IPO

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F-1 Student Employment

Job Search Strategies w/IPO

Originally recorded for Specialized Masters orientation in 2020. This video features a training session on job search strategies with the …

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