Author Archives: Desiree Martino

Job Search Advice from Fellow International Students & Alumni

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The Center for Career Development and International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) recently hosted a virtual panel discussion “Navigating the Job and Internship Search for International Students”. This was an opportunity for current international students and alumni to learn about …

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Success Story:  Anand Gupta 

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Doctor of Pharmacy graduate and international student overcomes obstacles during a hiring freeze and country-lock down by landing a job as Formation and Analytical Project Manager at Ambio Inc. directly after graduation this year. 

Dr. Anand Gupta received his degree …

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Using Myvisajobs.com to Find Employers Who Sponsor Visas

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Myvisajobs.com is an online portal for international students seeking employment opportunities in the United States. It provides an annual H1B Visa Report that indicates which employers sponsored employees, for what positions, and in which cities and states. “Myvisajobs.com was created …

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Success Story: Zhe Wang 

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Zhe Wang received her Master’s and Doctoral Degree in Statistics from UConn in 2020, and she is now an Assistant Professor in Data Analytics at Denison University, in Granville Ohio. Wang advises students that career preparation is the key to …

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Interview Strategies for International Candidates 

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Do you have aspirations to work in the U.S. after you complete your academic studies? If you plan to pursue this path, an interview is your chance to make a strong first impression. It is your opportunity to promote your …

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Connecting International Students with Employers – Register Today for UConn’s Virtual Career Fair

Connecting International Students with Employers - Register Today for UConn’s Virtual Career Fair

Are you an international student seeking an internship or job in the upcoming year? If so, you are encouraged to attend the Center for Career Development’s Virtual Career Fair week in September. This is an excellent opportunity to network with …

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Writing a Compelling U.S. – Style Résumé 

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As an international student, it is essential to understand the expectations hiring managers have for U.S. résumés as each country has its individual recommendations. Developing an effective document that not only highlights your education and experiences but also meets the guidelines of what American employers expect, is instrumental …

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Professional Etiquette Basics: Unspoken Rules and How to Navigate Them

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When you’re new to the workforce, it can feel like there are all these unspoken rules that everyone seems to know—except you. And asking what those rules are might make you feel even more clueless. I can’t tell you how …

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Career Fair Preparation for International Students 

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As an international student, you are encouraged to take part in UConn’s Career Fairs. The career fair is about making connections. It’s an excellent opportunity to practice talking to potential companies about your skills. Students of all majors and industries …

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Welcome to the International Student Community Page! 

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The International Student Community page was created to serve the career needs of UConn’s international students.  This community supports students exploring careers and navigating work authorization and cultural differences in the U.S. job search process.

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