International Students

The Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Committee of the Center for Career Development support the activity of the International Students Affinity Community. This community’s goal is to provide resources focused on supporting students who either attend the university on a student VISA or self-identify as an international student.  

International Students and Alumni encounter unique challenges throughout the career development and job search processes and in the workplace. As a follower of the International Students community, you will get timely alerts on relevant resources, news and advice, and events. The Career Center is committed to advocating and supporting International Students and Alumni as they navigate the intersection of career and identity. 

Use this page to: 

  • Explore career and identity resources to help you navigate obstacles that may arise along your journey 
  • Identify student and professional organizations that align with your professional goals  
  • Discover the numerous professional development opportunities by exploring events, jobs, internships, and mentorship 
  • Read real student and alumni success stories to see examples of how fellow Huskies navigated their career journey 

If you have questions or seek advice, please click here to schedule an appointment with a Career Coach.  

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Myvisajobs.com

Myvisajobs.com is an online portal for international students seeking employment opportunities in the United States. Myvisajobs.com will match your skills …

Career Resources & Services

Learn about the resources and staff support the Center for Career Development offers international students in their career preparation and …

Interviewing for International Students

International students may encounter questions regarding visa status during an interview. It is important to know how to respond to …

Résumé Examples
International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS)

International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) supports the greater internationalization of the University of Connecticut through the development and delivery of …

University of Connecticut American English Language Institute (UCAELI)

UCAELI offers ESL classes on the Storrs campus. Program includes summer term, full-time and part-time English classes including Business English …