International Student Resources

The Hart Career Center staff is committed to international students’ personal growth and professional success.  Review the alumni profiles and online resources below, take advantage of our services and programming, and feel free to schedule an appointment with one of our caring staff members.

Stop in the Career Center resource library today to examine new books focusing on topics you care about.

  • 3 Steps to Your Job in the USA: Go from F-1 to H-1B (3 rd edition) by Steven Steinfeld

  • LinkedIn for International Students by Steven Steinfeld

  • Power Ties: The International Student’s Guide to Finding a Job in the United States (2 nd edition) by Dan Beaudry

  • The International Advantage: Get Noticed. Get Hired! By Marcelo Barros

International Student Alumni Profiles

Review alumni experiences and advice tailored to your unique needs.

Anton Samrai
Junaid Ahmed
Minari Fernando
Teodora (Teddy) Petrova
Xinyi Wu

 

Resources:

Going Global Career and Employment Resources
Worldwide job/internship listings, country-specific career information, work permit/visa regulations, cultural/interviewing advice, and more.

Illinois Wesleyan University Alumni and Students
Join this LinkedIn group to network with IWU alumni and current students.

Illinois Wesleyan University International Students and Alumni
Join this LinkedIn group to network with fellow IWU international students and alumni.

10 Job Search Tips for International Students
A Vault.com article featuring advice from international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

MyVisaJobs.com
Top 100 H1B Visa Sponsors in 2018.

eDiplomat
Review international job vacancies, cultural etiquette, and more in this global portal for diplomats.

Fortune Global 500
The ultimate score card for big businesses around the world; helpful for conducting research into specific industries and/or companies.

U.S. Department of Labor
Review Frequently Asked Questions about hiring international candidates from both the employer and employee perspective.

U.S. Department of Labor Foreign Labor Recruiter List
Protect yourself against fraudulent recruiting schemes by verifying whether a recruiter has a legitimate H-2B job opportunity.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Explore your employment and immigration options based on your current status and goals.

CulturalVistas.org
Nonprofit international exchange organization focused on providing a professional experience.  Find J-1 internship, trainee, and teacher exchanges.

InternationalStudent.com Job and Career Center
View country work guides and information on resume writing and preparing for interviews.

iHopo.com
Explore internships, careers, and graduate schools overseas.

CNN Money Cost of Living Calculator
Find out how a salary in one part of the United States compares to another, factoring in the cost of utilities, housing, etc.

Institute of International Education
Find international student scholarships, fellowships, and grants.

World Business Culture
Learn more about a specific culture as well as differences that exist across cultures.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Self-Check
Verify your eligibility to work in the U.S.

Global Talent Retention Initiative of Michigan
An organization dedicated to strengthening and diversifying Michigan's workforce with talented professionals from around the world.

“When in the Hiring Process do I Reveal that I’m an International Student?”
An educational article written by the Assistant Dean for International Student Services at Boston College.