International Students

Welcome!  While international students face unique challenges in seeking U.S. employment after graduation, they also have experience and skills that are valued in the U.S. job market. To be successful in your job search as an international student, be sure to take advantage of the programs and resources offered by the Career Center. Also, it’s important to visit the Office of International Services, as they offer resources and information on work regulation guidelines. 

This community is space for international students to access Career Center services and University support. You will find job and internship search resources, ways to connect with on-campus groups, and strategies for identifying employers who respect and affirm people of all identities and orientation.  These resources compliment the information provided in the Career Communities, where you will find resources for specific industries and areas of study.

To discuss or share additional resources for this affinity group, please contact Carol Balk at carol.balk@pitt.edu.

9 Things International Students Can Do to Stand Out at Career Fairs and Conferences

International students often feel like career fairs are a waste of time and money. The reason for such disappointment is that, historically, the majority of companies participating at these events don’t sponsor international students and therefore aren’t willing to speak …

By Marcelo Barros - Vault
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9 Ways International Students Can Build Job-Search Muscle This Fall

The bad news for international students looking to work in the U.S. after graduation is employers are clearly in the driver’s seat. When a job opening hits the Internet, employers are typically flooded with hundreds of resumes, giving them several …

By Marcelo Barros - Vault
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5 Ways Entry-Level Employees Can Advocate for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Work

Diversity and inclusion have long been buzzwords that companies parade—often for marketing purposes. But in the past few years, more and more job seekers and employees, particularly millennials and Gen Z, are vetting companies by their diversity and inclusion track …

By Anisa Purbasari Horton - The Muse
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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. …

By Marcelo Barros - Vault
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