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Why International Students Should Consider Careers in Canada

by Nitin Agrawal, Co-Founder of Interstride | February 13, 2020

U.S. immigration policies have tightened, making it more difficult for international students to stay in the country after graduation. But just across the border, Canada has taken an open-arms approach to immigration.

50 Best Investment Banks to Work for in 2020

by Derek Loosvelt | January 28, 2020

We recently surveyed 3,300 banking professionals. Find out which firm is our new No. 1 overall best to work for, and which firms are best in compensation, culture, benefits, hours, training, diversity, and other workplace categories.

Visa and Job Prospects for International Students in 2020

by Derek Loosvelt | January 13, 2020

To help make sense of 2019 and to see what lies ahead in 2020 for international students, Vault recently spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros. Here is an edited version of that conversation.

5 Fortune 500 CEOs Who Served in the Military

by Stephan Maldonado | November 11, 2019

Studies have found that about 8% of Fortune 500 CEOs have military experience. In honor of Veteran’s Day, here are five CEOs who have also served in the military.

10 Podcasts Every MBA Student Needs to Listen To

by Stephan Maldonado | November 05, 2019

Podcasts are essential for MBAs who want to stay abreast of business trends and learn directly from industry experts. But with so many out there, it's not always easy to sort through the noise. Here are 10 podcasts every MBA student should subscribe to right now.

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.

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.

Living Your Best Life at McKinsey

by McKinsey & Company | June 19, 2019

Take an inside look at the key resources McKinsey & Company has in place to ensure its consultants are living full, well-rounded, and satisfying lives.

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.

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