We aim to be an accessible and supportive resource for students as they navigate their own journey of personal and professional growth. We recognize that the identities you hold can play a significant role in how you approach your career and may influence how you explore your options, prepare your story, decide on opportunities, or approach your career goals. The purpose of this page is to provide additional resources that we hope will help guide considerations for effective approaches to searching for opportunities and building a professional profile across the board.
This page will provide information that will assist your career development through events, online tools and curated news updates, and gain access to networking, internship and job opportunities to advance your career. We look forward to helping you make informed career and professional decisions by finding meaningful ways to connect with your community and industry partners.
A well-crafted résumé should stand out amongst others by properly highlighting both hard and soft skills and showcasing your relevant experiences which will appeal to prospective employers in the industry. One way to do this is by highlighting specific courses or soft skills you have acquired through related coursework or activities – such as problem solving ability or working in teams – as they demonstrate your knowledge and transferrable skills. Furthermore, you can use this platform to showcase how your unique set of skills and experiences could be applied within their organizations if chosen for hire. It is important to take proactive steps now to ensure success towards this professional goal. Begin by writing a resume in order to increase your chances of getting an internship or first job. Your resume should highlight your experience, showcase your hard and soft skills and connect your skills and abilities to the job market. A well-crafted resume should help you stand out amongst others!
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International students are responsible for becoming familiar with the regulations related to their status. To understand the regulations related to your status, please connect with an ISSS advisor. Always contact an international student advisor at ISSS with any questions or concerns regarding your immigration status or documents.
There are multiple types of employment authorizations for international students. Each type of work authorization has different rules, application processes, and timelines. Some are authorized by International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) in just a few days and others must be approved by United States Customs and Immigration Services (USCIS) and take several months to process. Contact ISSS as soon as possible to find out more!
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