πŸ€– Break into Tech with a Non-Tech Background

Serah Prackkat icaway podcast

Get Help Finding Your Dream Job in the U.S. Today:  JOIN NOW Do you feel that in order for you to land a job at top tech companies in the U.S. as an international student, you need to have a degree in computer science engineering? Let me ask another question: Do you feel that you’re […]

πŸ—½Startup Visas

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Get Help Finding Your Dream Job in the U.S. Today:  JOIN NOW 55% of America’s billion-dollar startups have an Immigrant Founder. Immigrant entrepreneurs have long been an important part of America’s economic success story. Unfortunately, Starting a business as an international student in the US is not that easy as visa requirements are complex. Our […]

🌎Cross-Cultural Job Seeking

Nii Ato Netsi-Enchill icaway podcast

Get Help Finding Your Dream Job in the U.S. Today:  JOIN NOW It is not easy to network with people or interview for a job as you are from another culture. Differences in cultural values and expectations can have a huge influence on how a candidates’ skills and experience are interpreted. Our guest mentor in […]

Investing in Yourself

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β€œπ‘Ύπ’‰π’†π’ π’šπ’π’– π’‡π’Šπ’π’… π’šπ’π’–π’“ π’‘π’‚π’”π’”π’Šπ’π’, π’Šπ’π’—π’†π’”π’• π’Šπ’ π’Šπ’• 𝒂𝒏𝒅 𝒃𝒆 π’“π’†π’‚π’π’π’š π’ˆπ’π’π’… 𝒂𝒕 π’Šπ’•” “𝑡𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒓 π‘«π’Šπ’”π’„π’π’–π’π’• 𝒀𝒐𝒖𝒓𝒔𝒆𝒍𝒇.” – Victor Garcia, a recent graduate from University of Houston, C.T. Bauer College of Business. He is currently pursuing his dream role as an analyst at Deloitte consulting. πŸ—½First-generation students of immigrant families often feel intense pressure to […]

Landing Jobs in Canada 🍁

pat chaisang isempower icaway podcast

Get Help Finding Your Dream Job in the U.S. Today:  JOIN NOW If you were an international Student seeking H1B in 2021, your overall chance of getting selected for H1B cap employment was only 31% Because of this, many students have started considering Canada’s easier system as a backup plan. But, is it easier for […]

Virtual Career Fairs: Three Tips for Success

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Dear Coach Kwan, I never find career fairs helpful for me, as I hardly get to meet with companies who want to sponsor me. However, my career advisors advised me to attend, and I wanted to give it a try. Since everything is still happening virtually because of the pandemic, I’m not sure how to […]

Questions International Students Should (and Should Not) Ask at Career Fairs

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Estimated reading time:Β 6Β minutes Career fairs can be tricky for students to navigate – you want to sell yourself to companies while also getting answers to important questions. So, what questions should you ask and what should you avoid asking at a career fair? 1. Never ask: “Do you sponsor H-1B? or Do you hire students […]

Never Settle For Less

sonal bahl icaway podcast

You have big dreams that you will land a good job. But when you move to a different country, you may run into a lot of naysayers -someone who thinks that you are joking and says β€œIt’s impossible!”and tells you to settle for less. Our guest mentor in the Meet the Mentor Podcast for International […]

International Students:
Applying and Awaiting for my OPT

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Post-completion Optical Practical Training (OPT) allows international students to work on their F1 visa status after graduation. Depending on the degree, this period can be from one to three years. This article will be exploring one international student’s process of applying for her OPT. We encourage you to follow her tips and tricks in addition to doing your own research.

Diversity of Thought

ponsi trivisvavej inari

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 SEEDesignβ„’ company headquartered in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Within 3 years of her leadership at Inari, the organization has grown fivefold and has raised >USD […]