Job Search Tips for International Students

There are a number of “dos” and “don’ts” to keep in mind when navigating the job search as an international student. During an interview with Handshake, Anson Tan, the President of the University of San Francisco International Student Association and former Deloitte intern, along with Kelly O’Sullivan, the Senior Talent Acquisition Associate at AlphaSights, shared their tips on how international students can navigate and be successful in the job search. In their conversation, they covered important topics like:

  • Finding employers hiring international students
  • Deadlines, visa sponsorship, and other important elements to keep in mind when searching for a job
  • Standing out on your application

If you’re getting ready to seek work or internship experience, be sure to connect with the UMass Lowell International Students and Scholars Office for guidance.

Watch the full session below, or click here to read the full transcript on the Handshake blog.

Job search dos & don’ts: international students edition | Campus to Career

By Beth Loell
Beth Loell Assistant Director, Career Services