Undocumented students face numerous barriers in career planning which could make it seem impossible to secure desired positions during and after college. Sharing her personal insights, knowledge, experience as an immigrant, Iliana Perez Ph. D., Director of Research & Entrepreneurship at Immigrants Rising, has created a comprehensive guide to help undocumented students to learn practical strategies and develop actions steps to achieve their educational and career goals– Life after College: A Guide for Undocumented Students.
Chapters include how to find an internship, graduate and professional planning, studying abroad, how to earn a living, scholarships and funding sources, and how attending to one’s emotional well-being through supportive resources. The personal narratives and student testimonials provide powerful, inspiring examples of attainable possibilities for undocumented immigrants. With a supplemental appendix containing forms, sample résumés and vitas, a sample contract that can be used by undocumented students, relevant articles and more, this booklet is a must-have for students and allies.
Download your free copy of Life After College: A Guide for Undocumented Students and make an appointment with a Career Consultant in the Center for Career Development for additional guidance and support in utilizing this guide in your career planning. We are here to help!