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How to Pursue STEM Studies in the U.S.

Monday | November 12, 2018 | by Megan Whalen

stem education in the us

The 20th century saw the splitting of the atom, the decoding of the cell, and the accelerated development of the computer. The scientific innovations of the 21st century will be equally dynamic. At the end of the first decade of the 21st century, engineering, science, and technology are being...

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H-1B Regulatory Requirements and Updates

Thursday | November 8, 2018 | by Lucy Cheung

h1b news

Many international students and scholars in the U.S. hope to find employment in the U.S. that will allow them to gain the skills needed to secure permanent work (in the U.S. or abroad). For most graduates, the H-1B nonimmigrant category is a natural progression because many will graduate with...

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Understanding the Hiring Process

Wednesday | November 7, 2018 | by Anne Greenwood

the hiring process

To be effective in finding employment, you first need to understand how the hiring process works. In a recent webinar, we spoke with two hiring professionals involved in the process who shared their insights so job seekers can set clear expectations and meet the needs of hiring teams. Jessica...

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Free Online Courses on Interviewing for a Job in the U.S.

Tuesday | November 6, 2018 | by Olivia Cassidy

how to interview for a job

Immigrant professionals—as well as those born in the United States—often struggle with job interviews. Certain questions that are standard in U.S. interviews can be especially tricky, such as, “What are your salary requirements?” or “What is your weakness?” Preparing to answer such questions is not easy. Jobversity, an initiative...

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Employment Options for Students on an F-1 Visa

Wednesday | October 31, 2018 | by WES Advisor

Employment Students F-1 Visa

If you are an international student in the United States, you have the opportunity of working either full time or part time. It is important to remember, however, that your work options are limited by certain rules because of your visa status. You must remain aware of all the...

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