Specialized Masters

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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By Mary [uConnect]
Mary [uConnect]
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How to Praise Someone Professionally | Compliments for Co-Workers

In a profession marked by challenges and change, both praise and recognition can have a powerful impact in the workplace. Knowing how to praise someone professionally has the potential to keep workers engaged, improve retention, boost performance, build trust, and …

By Ashley Fontaine - Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers
Idealist Careers | Helping you land, love, and grow in your social-impact career. And visit Idealist.org explore thousands of great jobs and social-impact organizations near you.
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3 Ways to Encourage Your Company to Hire More People of Color

The most successful companies know that having a diverse workforce, especially in their leadership teams, strengthens their organizations. They know that a diverse staff strengthens company culture, improves decision making and problem solving, and gives them access to a wider, …

By Natalie Fisher - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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5 Resources to Help College Students Gain Financial Independence

Moving away to college is a huge step in a young person’s life. Not only do they leave the watchful eyes of their parents and high school teachers, but they also step into the adult world of personal finances. For …

By Samantha Rupp - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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How LGBTQ+ workers can ensure a potential employer is inclusive and accepting

Feeling accepted and included in a workplace is as important, if not more important, than anything else when it comes to being an employee. For the LGBTQ+ community, that sort of assurance as an employee can be absolutely crucial to …

By Sean Kelly - College Recruiter
College Recruiter
College Recruiter believes that every student and recent grad deserves a great career. Each year, we help more than 3 million students and recent grads find part-time, seasonal, internship, and entry-level jobs requiring 0-3 years of experience.
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The Isenberg Resume: A How-To Guide for Specialized Masters Students
Big Interview

The Big Interview platform gives students the skills and preparation they need for successful interviews, including effective responses to challenging …

Big Interview Quick Start Guide
Networking & LinkedIn Guide

Learn the ins and outs of networking and how to use LinkedIn to build your network!

Isenberg Virtual Career Day Tips for Success

Quick and easy tips to feel your best and attend a virtual career event with confidence!

The Cover Letter

Examine 4 key areas of cover letters: the content, argument, writing style, and format.

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