Quick Ways to Get Ahead on Your Job Search (And Still Have Time to Relax This Summer!)

There’s still time to build momentum in your job search, and the great news is that it doesn’t have to take a lot of time either! You can get a head start for the school year and still have time …

By Mary [uConnect]
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How International Students Can Improve Their Chances of Getting H-1B Visas

With this year’s H-1B visa registration season well underway, we spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros about what international students should be doing now, common mistakes students make when searching for U.S. employment, and what we can expect …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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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 this African-Born Financial Advisor Is Finding His Fulfillment Helping African-Americans Build Wealth

Read the story of Tobias (Toby) Hananda, who, after earning his MBA, began a meaningful career in finance and is using his work to make a difference for others!

Here’s a preview of the blog:

“There’s a report that I …

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7 Tips for Moving to a New Country While Studying Abroad

Are you moving to a new country to study? You will have to take care of the place you live in, plus your new school, language, books, and everything. Studying abroad can be a bit different than studying in your …

By Duran Digital - Vault
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Why employers value recent college grads with foreign language skills

 

Fluency or competency in a foreign language is a coveted skill that employers value. That’s no surprise in today’s global economy. However, the reasons employers value recent college grads who have foreign language skills may be a surprise. Yes, it’s …

By Matt Krumrie - College Recruiter
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How to apply for OPT as an international student

“As an international student, you are eligible to work in the U.S. for up to a year on your F-1 visa through something called Optional Practical Training (OPT). You DO NOT have to have a job offer to apply for …

By Mary [uConnect]
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Career Identity Week: March 23-March 31

A series of events to highlight all the ways in which identity intersects with career! 

Quick Tips: Resumes & Cover Letters | Wednesday, March 23, 3:00-3:30 pm

What Will My Professional Identity Be? | Wednesday, March 23, 6:00-7:00 pm

Identity Panel: Professionals …

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Webinar: Canada as your H-1B Alternative: How losing the H-1B lottery can lead to new opportunity in Canada.

March 29, 2022 at 07:00 PM (EDT)

45 Minutes

Is your STEM OPT or H-1B visa about to expire? Are you looking for options to stay in North America if you are not selected in the H-1B lottery? Tune into …

By Mary [uConnect]
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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 …

By Marcelo Barros - Vault
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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]
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The Importance of Being an Involved College Student

“It was only after I became a member of student organizations, after volunteering in college activities to help my peers, and after embracing my opportunities in my freshman year that I started to understand why college is such an important …

By Mary [uConnect]
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