International

The Benefits of Being Bilingual

Bilingualism, or the ability to speak two or more languages fluently, can be a huge asset for job seekers. As a 2017 report by New American Economy discovered, the need for bilingual workers in the United States more than doubled …

By Amy Bergen - Idealist Careers
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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 …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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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 …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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7 Common Job-Search Mistakes New International MBAs Make

Coming to the U.S. to pursue an MBA as an international student is a huge accomplishment. You should feel very proud that you are where you are. However, don’t forget that you have a lot of work ahead of you, …

By Marcelo Barros - Firsthand
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9 Job Search Tips for International Students in the Age of Coronavirus

As if the job search climate hadn’t been tough enough for international students since President Trump enacted the “Buy American and Hire American” executive order in April 2017, now international students are forced to watch the hiring pace of U.S. …

By Marcelo Barros - Firsthand
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