Career Resources for International Students

Navigating the college experience can be a complex affair, particularly if you are entering Wellesley from another country. The first stop for you is the Slater International Center, as they will serve as your most important resource at Wellesley. In addition to what Slater has to offer, you will find below further career resources.

Going Global
This resource is helpful when considering working in a wide range of countries. GoinGlobal is the leading provider of both country-specific and USA city-specific career and employment information. Our unlimited access subscription database features 38 Country Career Guides, 53 City Career Guides for the United States and Canada, corporate profiles and more than 16 million internship and job listings within the USA and around the world. 

International Job and Career Center  
Extensive online resource that provides hard-skill and soft-skill professional development tools

My Visa Jobs
Allows users to create free career profile and upload resume for their smart engine to match your skills and background to U.S. employers. You can also review annual visa reports or search employer database or visa job database to find employers who have sponsored your skills or occupation before, and then contact them directly.

Women (AAUM) International Fellowships
International Fellowships are awarded for full-time study or research in the United States to women who are not U.S. citizens or permanent residents. Both graduate and postgraduate studies at accredited U.S. institutions are supported.

H1 Base
Provides information and resources on how  to find H1B Visa Jobs and Scholarships

OPT & CPT Training
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is employment authorization granted to students in F-1 status. CPT is designed to enable students to apply and practice the knowledge and skills gained in their academic program. CPT must be an “integral part of an established curriculum” and is granted by the International Student & Scholar Advisor (ISSA) in accordance with U.S. immigration law. CPT authorization involves both an immigration component and an academic component.

Global Talent Retention Initiative of Michigan
GTRI provides international students and local employers with training and resources on relevant immigration regulations, information on finding a job in Michigan, and help with cross-cultural issues that both employers and international applicants may experience during the hiring process.

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services
Self Check lets you confirm that your employment eligibility information is in order by checking it against the same databases E-Verify uses when employers enter a case.

English Grammar and Pronunciation Tool. Includes a free membership that gives access to videos and activities.

Purdue OWL: Writing for a North American Business Audience
This handout provides examples and information (written for non-North Americans) on how to write for a business audience. It includes information on getting to the point, keeping it simple, active and passive voice, nondiscriminatory language, and verb overgeneralizing.