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International Students

As an international student you may find yourself in a unique position while attending Binghamton University.  It may be hard to connect with other college students navigating experiences much different from yours or you may face challenges connecting due to different cultural norms or colloquialisms.  You may also be searching for someone from your home country to provide familiarity and understanding to your new environment.  This affinity group will help connect you to other students that can relate to your experience, as well as resources to assist you as you explore career interests and prepare for your future. 

On the other hand, you may find yourself faced with the decision to pursue a job in your home country or in the United States. Regardless of where you choose to pursue a job, you will need to adapt your job search techniques to the location’s laws, cultural and societal norms. In your plan to pursue career opportunities in the U.S., the research you do in advance will increase your chances of a successful job search.

The sections below cover some of the strategies, techniques, and resources international students can utilize for a U.S. job search.

The Job Search for International Students During COVID-19

Amidst all of the changes and uncertainty that have come with the coronavirus pandemic, international students understably have more questions about how this will impact their job and internship prospects. A recent article on Vault.com written by Marcelo Barros, author …

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9 Job Search Tips for International Students in the Age of Coronavirus

As if the job search climate hadn’t been tough enough for international students since President Trump enacted the “Buy American and Hire American” executive order in April 2017, now international students are forced to watch the hiring pace of U.S. …

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Work Your Story | How Pixar’s Rules for Storytelling Can Help You at Work

In 2012, former Pixar storyboard artist Emma Coats tweeted 22 rules of storytelling she learned from working at the hit-making studio. These rules are meant to help a storyteller think deeply about human behavior—how our experiences affect us, what we …

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International Student Professional Development Conference

Get a head start on your job and internship search and come to the International Student Professional Development Conference! 

International Student Professional Development Conference
Tuesday, Jan. 14 from 10 a.m. – 4 p.m. in UU-120
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Big Interview

Online interview practice platform that allows you to respond to interview questions through video.
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MyWorldAbroad

Information on gaining international experience, targeting a future job search, and strategies for career success. Access through hireBING.

International Student Career Success Week
Spring International Student Career Success Series:
March 2-4, 2021

Every semester the Fleishman Center works with ISSS, the International Student …

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View a list of top companies that hire F1 OPT  international students in the USA!

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T 10 am - 4 pm 9 am - 8 pm
W 10 am - 4 pm 9 am - 8 pm
TH 10 am - 4 pm 9 am - 8 pm
F 10 am - 4 pm 9 am - 8 pm

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