International Students

Welcome International Students!

This affinity group provides resources to navigate your professional journey as an international student and compliments the Career Community programs and resources offered by the Career Center. 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. 

Please make sure to visit the Office of International Services, for guidance, resources and information on regulation guidelines and visa information to work in the United States. 


“Dos and don’ts” for international student job seekers

When you’re an international student, there are certain hurdles you must jump through when looking for internships or full-time jobs after graduation.

During a recent Handshake Career Event, we talked with two people who have valuable insight on how you …

By HANDSHAKE TEAM - Employer panel
HANDSHAKE TEAM - Employer panel
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Essential International Student Job-Search Strategies for 2022

View full article here:  Essential International Student Job-Search Strategies for 2022 – The International Advantage

by Marcelo Barros

Due to the pandemic and difficulties of obtaining student visas, international enrollment in U.S. universities saw a slight decline during the 2019-2020 academic …

By Alyson Kavalukas
Alyson Kavalukas Assistant Director
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Student Spotlight: “You’re Never a Burden”

Being an international student from India, Vanshika Lohia has been worried about getting a job after college since freshman year. In a system that makes it particularly difficult for non-citizens to secure full-time work, the neuroscience and psychology double major …

By Dionna Dash
Dionna Dash Nordenberg Scholar
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International Students Job Search in the US

Job Search in the US

Job-hunting for international students can be difficult, as employers may well be unaware about cultural differences and visa requirements. It is your job to provide this information to employers. The U.S. job market is probably …

By Alex Ball
Alex Ball Pre-Law & Social Sciences Career Consultant
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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 …

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International Students Resources

Career Center Resources

Career Center In-Person Services

  • 200 William Pitt Union
  • 412-383-4473
  • Open Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
  • Drop-In Hours: Monday-Friday, 11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.

Career Center Virtual Services