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How to Be Small Talk Savvy During the Job Search

by David Solloway | November 11, 2019

To be successful in the job search, you need to be ready to engage in small talk at a moment’s notice. Here are several tips to help you become small talk savvy in interviews and while networking.

4 Job Search Strategies That Get International Grad Students Hired

by Marcelo Barros | October 29, 2019

Here are four job search strategies that separate international students who receive U.S. job offers from those who don’t.

6 Underutilized Campus Resources You Should Be Using

by Kaitlin McManus | October 22, 2019

Colleges and universities offer students a lot more than classes, room, and board, though some of these offerings can fall by the wayside. Check out these under-used campus resources that can help make your college years easier, safer, and more fulfilling.

Networking Tips for International Students

by Nan Liu Barnes | October 01, 2019

Networking is one of the most important parts of the job search process—and it's even more important if you're an international student looking for internships and jobs in the U.S. So here are several essential networking tips—from a former international student.

7 Common Job-Search Mistakes New International MBAs Make

by Marcelo Barros | August 13, 2019

Coming to the U.S. to pursue an MBA as an international student is a huge accomplishment. However, don’t forget that you have a lot of work ahead of you, especially if you’ll be seeking U.S. employment. Here are some common mistakes to avoid as you march toward your career goals.

4 Options for International Students Who Don’t Win the H-1B Visa Lottery

by Marcelo Barros | June 13, 2019

This year, thousands of international students across the U.S. will not receive H-1B visas. However, all is not lost for students who receive bad news from the H-1B visa lottery. Here are a few options unlucky international students can consider to try to keep their jobs.

Is the Rise in H-1B Petitions from U.S. Employers a Good Sign for International Students?

by Derek Loosvelt | April 19, 2019

This year, U.S. companies petitioned the government for 6 percent more H-1B visas than last year. Here, we address all the implications of the significant increase.

Should International Students Cheer or Fear the New H-1B Visa Lottery Rule?

by Derek Loosvelt | January 15, 2019

A new rule could drastically change the H-1B visa lottery. To shed light on the rule’s impact on students, we spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

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