Career Opportunities for International Students

What To Do if You’re Denied for a Student Visa

Read advice from Interstride on how to navigate the process to get an F-1 student visa. You’ll learn reasons why you might be denied and what to do next

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect] Customer Success Manager
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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 …

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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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6 Mental Health Tips for International Students

“International students have access to U.S. university support services to help them adjust and maintain balance.”

Read advice from U.S. News & World Report to help international students take care of themselves while at school in the United States.

By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect] Customer Success Manager
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Can International Students Start Their Own Company on OPT?

“International students can start their own company on OPT if the work is related to their academic major, but there are a few things to think about before doing so.”

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Featured Resources

Top Strategies for International Students Seeking Internships & Jobs in the US
4 Steps to International Student Job and Internship Search Success

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

How to Search For Opportunities That Are CPT/OPT Eligible in Interstride and UMass Handshake
How To Identify Potential International (F1) Alumni in LinkedIn and ConnectUmass
Interstride Quick-Start Guide For International Students

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

Real-World Work Experience

Check out these 5-6 hour virtual work programs with Fortune 500 companies. These programs are free and can become part of your resume or even lead to a job interview!

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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…

Isenberg Student Clubs

Find a club that is related to your industry, can help with your professional development, or simply connects you with other Isenberg students.