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Understanding Work Authorizations

Navigating professional opportunities, including on-campus employment, summer internships and research opportunities, and postgraduate jobs can be challenging and complex. International students should regularly check in with the advisors in the International Student Center to ensure compliance with student visa regulations.

Identifying Opportunities

Career Services offers several resources to support international students. Our job and internship board, Handshake, allows students to filter by work authorization. In addition, we provide access to Goinglobal, which has a searchable database of H1B employers, as well as CareerShift, which allows users to filter for H1B eligible positions.

Marketing Yourself

International students possess many highly in-demand skill sets including language skills, adaptability, and cultural competencies. Meet with a member of our team to learn more how to best articulate your unique experiences for professional opportunities or graduate programs.

A Note on Social Security Numbers for International Students

DISCLAIMER: This blog is intended solely as a GUIDE and not as a set of instructions. Given each international student’s situation is unique, we strongly advise you to be in contact with *International Student Center (ISC)* prior to making important …

By Sherri Hong
Sherri Hong Career Fellow
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Tips for Navigating On-Campus Employment for International Students 

DISCLAIMER: This blog is intended solely as a GUIDE and not as a set of instructions. Given each international student’s situation is unique, we strongly advise you to be in contact with *International Student Center (ISC)* prior to making important …

By Sherri Hong
Sherri Hong Career Fellow
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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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Essential International Student Job-Search Strategies for 2022

Due to the pandemic and difficulties of obtaining student visas, international enrollment in U.S. universities saw a slight decline during the 2019-2020 academic year. That’s the bad news. The good news is international student enrollment at U.S. schools seems to …

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How International Students Can Improve Their Chances of Getting H-1B Visas

With this year’s H-1B visa registration season well underway, we spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros about what international students should be doing now, common mistakes students make when searching for U.S. employment, and what we can expect …

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Swarthmore & External Resources

GoinGlobal

GoinGlobal helps new and experienced job seekers find opportunities both at home and abroad.

CareerShift

CareerShift was created to help job seekers successfully navigate the published and hidden job market to find career opportunities. Use this resource …

Contact & Location

Phone
(610) 328–8352
Address

500 College Ave.
Parrish Hall 135
Swarthmore, PA 19081

Career Service Hours

Monday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm
Friday 8:30 am – 4:30 pm

Office closed daily from 12–1pm for lunch.