Diversity of Thought for Better Business

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Ponsi Trivisvavet, a former international student from Cornell Johnson Graduate School of Management, is highly recognized as the leader in AgriBusiness in the US. She is currently the CEO of Inari, the SEEDesign™ company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Within 3 years of her leadership at Inari, the organization has grown fivefold and has raised >USD […]

Is Job Hunting Really a Numbers Game?

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Dear Coach Kwan, I am an international student who is actively looking for a job. I hear from so many of my peers that they have been sending out dozens of applications each day. This is very discouraging since I know that most of them have sent out hundreds of applications to no avail. Is […]

Find a Summer Internship in 60 Days as an International Student

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How to Find a [Summer Internship] in Less than 60 Days Is there still time for international students to find their summer internships? I teach job search skills to international students in the U.S. Many of them are grad students with work experience. Yet recently, they came to me hopeless. They said things like: “That […]

ICAway’s Guide for Employers: Hiring International Students

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Hiring Global Talent: The Why, The How and Next Steps We believe that finding the right talent is harder than sponsoring a student. Hiring international students brings so many benefits to the U.S. job market. Therefore, ICAway is committed to advocating international students’ abilities to U.S. employers. This guide provides a few reasons why employers should […]

What Mentors Wish Their Mentees Knew

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Most professionals who make it to the executive level cite mentoring as an important contributor to their career success.  We all know having a mentor would make a difference to your career. However, do you know how to make someone want to mentor you and how to create a successful mentor-mentee relationship? Listen to our […]

[Five Tips] to Convert an Internship to a [Full-time Job]

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Dear Coach Kwan, I’ve recently started an internship at a company that I really like and I love working with this team! I was hoping you could provide some tips on how to improve my chances of landing a full-time position after this internship. Can you help? Sincerely, A highly determined international student Creating Your […]

Thriving during Life Transitions

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It can be an overwhelming process: Moving from your home country to the US, Enrolling in an American academic program, Maintaining good grades, Finding internships, and Trying to secure a full-time job while you’re on OPT. Harpuneet came to the US from India in 2012. as a Rotary International Foreign Exchange student and graduated with […]

Adopting Resilience Skills

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Everything that has happened, happens for a reason This doesn’t mean that we don’t have control of our destiny but it means we have control over our mindset and life that we want to have after any traumatic event or disappointments in life.  Namit Khurana is a former international student from India. He graduated at […]

Career and Immigration Pathways

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Every year, thousands of students from India leave their home country to fulfill their dreams of studying abroad. Studying in the US allows students to seek employment during and after Graduation with their CPT and OPT. However, going through that immigration pathway is not easy. In this episode, Vinod and Coach Kwan discussed the challenges […]