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International Student Guide to Gaining Experience

This module contains a complete guide to help international students gain professional experience in the US. Please complete this module within your first academic semester to ensure speedy CPT processing when you secure an internship.

*This module is required for the INSPIRE Program, and it is essential for gaining professional experience in the US, so please read the pages carefully and completely.

INSPIRE Program requirements

ATTEND THE LIVE WORKSHOPS

Register for the Career Services “International Student Guide to Gaining Experience: Part I & Part II workshops (in-person or via Zoom) to be guided in real time by a Career Counselor.

OR

COMPLETE THE ONLINE GUIDE

The following resources contain all the information you need on how to how to secure internships and jobs in the US as an international student and how to navigate American workplace culture.

AND

SUBMIT THE QUIZ

To complete this INSPIRE Program requirement, you must pass the quiz. Minimum passing score is 65%.

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How-to's & Online Guides

International Student Employment Roadmap & US Hiring Process
Internship & Job Search Websites for International Students
Internship Guidelines for F1 Visa Students
On-Campus Job Search & Pace Funded Internship Programs
How to Network and Self-Advocate with Employers as an International Student
How to Write Professional Emails in the US 

Online Tools

Assessments for Badges

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