Available Full-Time Employment Options – Most international students discover that the majority of organizations hiring students on a H1-B Visa are in the consulting, technology, or finance industries. International students who land a job in these fields tend to be the best and the brightest. The competition for positions can be fierce, so in order to be successful it is essential that your GPA is high and that your work-related experience is top-notch. It is also extremely important to learn how to navigate the job market. Access the Job Hunting Tips and Advice page.
Authorization to work in the United States may be granted either as Optional Practical Training or as Curricular Practical Training. Please click on the appropriate link for further information on the distinctions and requirements for eligibility.
For a listing of organizations who will hire international students please visit H1B Visas within the GoinGlobal website.
Simply visit online.goinglobal.com from a PC or laptop connected to the college network and create a personal account with your own password by clicking the Create Personal Account link in the top navigation bar. This will enable you to use the database from your desktop in any location.
If you are an alumni or someone who is based away from the campus network and would like to gain access to GOINGLOBAL, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
Student/Alumni Training Videos: https://online.goinglobal.com/training-videos
Distinguishing Yourself from Other Job Applicants- As stated above, the competition for positions can be tough. To make yourself a superior candidate for a job you need to distinguish yourself from other applicants. This can be done by maintaining a strong GPA while in college, accepting leadership roles in your extracurricular activities, and interning with well-known organizations in your field. See below for resources that can assist you with this endeavor:
Finding a Part-Time Job On-campus- Many international students find part-time employment here on campus. For more information about on-campus employment, please contact Heather Dunn, Assistant Director of Student Employment, at 717-254-8949.