International Students

International Students

International students bring invaluable diversity to campus, enriching the academic and cultural fabric of the university community. Navigating a new country, language, and academic system can present unique challenges, but international students also bring resilience, cross-cultural understanding, and a global perspective to campus life. Supporting international students involves providing resources for cultural adjustment, academic success, and building connections within the university community.

On-Campus Job Benefits for International Students

Author: Shorelight Team| May 17th, 2024 | 8 Minute Read|

On-campus job opportunities can contribute to an unforgettable study in the USA experience. Htet, a Vietnamese student at the University of Utah, discusses his working on campus benefits.

Working on campus …

By Sara Derrick
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Optimizing Your Job Search Strategy as an International Student

Author: Interstride’s Hal Matthews | February 14th, 2024 | 5 Minute Read|

Finding a job can be intimidating, especially for international students facing unique obstacles like work authorization and visa sponsorship. Finding and applying to jobs abroad can be a challenging process, …

By Sara Derrick
Sara Derrick
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Helping International Students Navigate Career Options

Author: Marian Kisch | April 30th, 2024 | 3 Minute Read

Navigating the waters from a college degree to an internship or job in the United States is fraught with obstacles for international students. Networking is often an alien concept. Informational interviews …

By Sara Derrick
Sara Derrick
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Essential International Student Job-Search Strategies for 2022

Author: Marcelo Barros| April 23rd, 2024 | 2 Minute Read

With graduation fast approaching at universities across the country, many international students will be entering the U.S workforce for the first time. If you’re one of these students, you might have …

By Sara Derrick
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