International Students

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International Students

Below are resources our CPD team has collected to help support International Students. You’ll find many more helpful resources in our Handshake Resource Library. Our CPD Career Coaches can also provide additional resources, support, and advice customized to meet your unique interests. Schedule an appointment on Handshake.

If you wish to receive information about career-related events and opportunities and self-identify as an international student, please sign up on Handshake (self-identified diversity interests are only accessible by CPD and Thayer ECS staff and all information will be kept confidential).

Access currently offered DEI events in Handshake by clicking here, or use the Filter feature in events and click the label “dei-focused”.

  • Dartmouth Library Resource Guide: Countries
    Highlights include Global Road Warrior (business culture), Databases with Company Information (Orbis, D&B Hoovers), Industry Reports, and Country Market Data/Research
  • Jopwell is a career platform that connects folx of color with employers. Students and new professionals can create a profile and search for internships or jobs with companies with a proven track record of creating more equitable work environments and a firm commitment to DEI from hiring and beyond. Check out Jopwell today!

Connect with Employers Using upskill

upskill is a new talent platform designed from the ground up to help student job seekers be seen. Explore roles, connect with employers, and get personalized feedback to align yourself with a career that inspires you. Join 21,000+ students around the …

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Networking Tips for International Students

Like many other international students, I was very focused on the academic part of student life when I arrived in the U.S. In my junior year of college, I suddenly felt this job-seeking urgency. I was only a couple of …

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6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

Another H-1B lottery season has come to an end. This year, the number of applications far exceeded the 85,000 allotted H-1Bs, the visas international students typically need to work in the U.S. after graduation. This means that, yet again, numerous …

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Job-Search Strategies for International Students Who Didn’t Win the 2022 H-1B Lottery

In the recent H-1B visa lottery, 483,927 applications were filed for only 85,000 available visas. This means that more than 80 percent of applicants wanting an H-1B visa, which allows internationals to work in the U.S., won’t get one.

To …

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