Thursday, August 26, 2021

Fall International Student Career Series Begins Wednesday, September 1!

 


Resume Writing

Wednesday, September 1 at 4:00 p.m.

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Writing an effective resume is essential to obtaining interviews. This workshop reviews the fundamental information that should be included, proper formatting, how to make yourself stand out, and common mistakes students make.


 

Doctoral Students-How to Get Ready to Go Out on the Job Market

Thursday, September 9th, 3:00pm

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This session is specifically for international doctoral students graduating in the next year. Start organizing and launch your job search now. This workshop will increase your knowledge and get you moving on your unique plan to land a job after graduation. Learn tips and resources for effectively applying for academic jobs, industry positions and postdocs

 

Becoming a Competitive Job Candidate: Everything New (and 2nd year) International Doctoral Students Need to Know

Friday, September 10th at 12:00pm 

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This session is specifically for new and second year international doc students. Learn what you can do now, early in your studies, to build an impressive set of skills and experiences that employers will notice.

 

 

International Student Job Search Strategies: Advice from a Former Recruiter

Friday, September 17 at 12:00pm ET

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Helping international students understand the business reasons behind the barriers they face in finding U.S. employment.

 

Finding OPT opportunities and longer-term employment in the US is challenging and takes tremendous effort. Get relevant job search advice from a former recruiter-Dan Beaudry, author of the book Power Ties. This session will NOT be recorded, plan accordingly.

 

International Students & The Interview Process

Thursday, October 21th at  2:30pm ET

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How can you prepare to impress in your next interview? Attendees of this workshop will learn what to do (and avoid) before, during, and after interviews.

 

 

H1B Presentation with Immigration Attorney, Mark Rhoads

Friday, October 29 at  02:00 PM

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Confused about options for staying and working in the United States after graduation? Worried about the H1B quota? Is it true that OPT has been extended to 2 years? Any changes to CPT? We are pleased to sponsor a seminar presented by an experienced immigration attorney. Topics will include a detailed discussion of the H1B visa, which is the most popular work visa in the US, Optional Practical Training (OPT), and options for pursuing permanent residence through employment. In addition, our speakers will provide practical strategies for talking to employers about work visa issues during interviews."

 

International Alumni Panel

Wednesday, November 17th 5:00pm ET 

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Interested in learning about how your peers secured their full-time positions? Want to hear from recent International Student Alumni on their job search process? Join us for a panel discussion which will highlight the international student experience in the job market.