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

Buying Professional Attire on a Budget

Read Study in the USA’s tips on how to update your professional wardrobe without overspending. It’s easier than you may think!

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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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6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

Another H-1B lottery season has come to an end. This year, the number of applications far exceeded the 85,000 allotted H-1Bs, the visas international students typically need to work in the U.S. after graduation. This means that, yet again, numerous …

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F-1 Student Employment

F-1 Student Employment

There are multiple employment options available to F-1 students.

On-Campus

F-1 students are eligible to work on-campus as long as you are maintaining your immigration status.  Employment is limited to a total of 20-hours per week (including …

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UMass International F-1 Students

The F-1 visa is intended for non-immigrants wishing to pursue academic studies and/or language training programs for a period of time in the United States. Students (and their F-2 dependents) under UMass sponsorship are issued an I-20 to obtain an …

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International Programs Office: Fall 2021 Events

The UMass Amherst International Programs Office (IPO) is pleased to announce the Fall 2021 Events Schedule!

F-1 Student Employment, IPO
Information on the webpage as of 03/27/2021. Please visit URL directly for most up to date information. 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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Office of Career Success
Chase Career Center, Suite N207
Isenberg School of Management
UMass Amherst
121 Presidents Drive
Amherst, MA 01003

Chase Career Center Hours

M 8:30am-5pm
T 8:30am-5pm
W 8:30am-5pm
TH 8:30am-5pm
F 8:30am-5pm