Coaching as a Service (CaaS)

The ICAway Talent Platform

Proven Performance

We’ve coached over 200 students enrolled in our ICAway Talent Platform, helping them secure job offers from renowned companies such as Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Wintrust, Goldman Sachs, PwC, Deloitte, Unilever, Nestle Purina, Linde, and more. These students have pursued careers in a wide range of fields, including data analysis, business analysis, product management, auditing, financial analysis, consulting, credit risk analysis, digital marketing, sales operations, instructional design, UX research, engineering, R&D, and other specialized areas.

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  • Our student body is diverse, representing students from over 100 universities and 25 countries in 5 continents.
  • International student demographics: Approximately 80% graduate students and 20% undergraduates.
  • Approximately 30% of our students are in non-STEM fields, and 70% are in STEM fields. Students in both fields attain remarkable career outcomes through our program.
  • We have achieved a Net Promoter Score (NPS) of 86/100, indicating our high customer satisfaction and ranking us among the top performers in our industry.
  • The average end-of-module score for our students is an outstanding 4.5 out of 5.0.
  • Following the completion of our 7 core online modules on the ICAway Talent Platform, a significant 93.8% of our students reported feeling well-prepared for their career search.
  • Notably, 95.3% of ICAway students received interviews or job offers within 3 weeks after completing the program.
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Course ICAway 2
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According to a report by McKinsey & Company, there is a growing need for skilled professionals in STEM fields, with a shortage of qualified candidates to fill these roles. Despite the demand, international students may struggle to demonstrate their value due to concerns around work authorization and cultural fit. 

  • Highlighting Unique Skills and Perspectives: A brand blueprint helps international students articulate their strengths, achievements, and cultural competencies in ways that resonate with US employers.

  • Building Trust and Credibility: By presenting a clear personal brand, students demonstrate readiness to contribute effectively to US companies, fostering trust and reducing hiring risks.

  • Navigating Sponsorship Opportunities: A well-defined brand increases the likelihood of employers viewing international students as valuable assets worth investing in through sponsorship programs.

  1. Students will learn techniques on how to define clear career goals and build an understanding of how human resources professionals analyze candidates.
  2. Students will learn how to remain focused on a certain career path by doing research on market demand and linking their own experiences and skills to a certain position.
  3. Students will learn how to become desirable candidates in the eyes of hiring managers based on their career goals and relevant experiences.
  4. Students will learn how to remain relevant with the needs of the employer by identifying the skills needed for their desired jobs and the key competencies of each role.
  1. How do I increase the chances of getting interviews after applying for jobs?
  2. How do I start writing a job-specific resume?
  3. How do I define what job I should target as an international student?
  4. How do I start building my career brand?
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A report by the Migration Policy Institute highlights that visa uncertainties often deter employers from hiring international students, despite their qualifications. International students may feel pressured to address visa-related questions during interviews, potentially detracting from their ability to focus on showcasing their skills and fit for the role.

  • Communication Skills Development: Enhancing interview skills and communication strategies for international students.

  • Cultural Competency: Providing resources and training to help students understand and navigate cultural differences in interview settings.

  • Advocacy Tools: Equipping students with tools to build confidence and competence in advocating for themselves effectively.

  1. Students will learn techniques on how to create a conversation with interviewers in order to uncover the employer’s true needs for a position. 
  2. Students will learn how the entire hiring process works, beginning from how a position is opened up to the different components of the interview process.
  3. Students will learn how to customize their answers in a way that demonstrates to the interviewer that they are the perfect candidate for the job.
  4. Students will learn how to perform research in order to find out what the company culture is like so that they can position themselves as a good cultural fit.
  1. How do I perform well during a screening interview?
  2. How do I perform well during an in-person interview?
  3. How do I make conversation during an interview?
  4. How do I conduct research on company culture?
  5. Which unforeseen obstacles might place someone out of their candidacy?
  6. How to answer questions regarding work authorization?
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According to a survey by QS Enrolment Solutions, 40% of international students struggle to expand their professional network beyond their academic circles. Limited access to local networks and professional associations restricts opportunities for mentorship, referrals, and career insights.

  • Shift mindset: Transforming how international students perceive networking from intimidating to attainable and inspiring.

 

  • Build trust and engagement: Establishing trust and meaningful connections with professionals, turning them into valuable career advocates.

 

  • Enhance networking skills: Developing practical techniques to navigate cultural differences and confidently network in diverse professional settings.
  1. Students will learn from the experience of a fellow international student how to get internship opportunities via building meaningful connections.
  2. Students will learn techniques to overcome difficulties with building new connections in the U.S.
  3. Students will learn to perfect the art of asking and increase their chances of turning their new connections into strong ties.
  1. What is a “meaningful connection”? 
  2. What are the benefits of building meaningful connections?
  3. How can I start building meaningful connections?
  4. What happens if I don’t network in the U.S.?
  5. What are the options for networking? Online/In-person?
  6. What are the effective methods of networking? 
  7. In my country, people don’t just randomly talk to strangers. What’s the best way for me to adjust to networking in the U.S.?

ICAway Talent Platform Includes:

100+ Compelling Videos from Coach Kwan, ICAway Mentors, International Students, and Animated Cartoons


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80+ Quizzes and Surveys to Help Students Test Their Understanding and Evaluate Their Career Search Competencies

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30+ Templates and Tools Designed to Support International Students with Their Career Search (copy/paste email, speaking scripts, worksheets, etc.)

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Join LIVE group coaching sessions to ask Coach Kwan anything and receive job market updates, International Student Friendly Companies job opportunities, and opportunities to learn from guest mentors/leaders of companies such as Amazon, Google, and PwC.

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As a bonus, students will receive additional benefits including immigration advice from skilled immigration attorneys, salary negotiation guidance, a career fair game plan, and more.

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