The Center for Career Development provides free career preparation and job search guidance to undergraduate and graduate students, and postdoc scholars. Career Consultants are available to meet with you individually and the Center for Career Development offers an array of career programs. The Center for Career Development also posts announcements through the International Student Scholar Services (ISSS) office.
Resource Guide for International Undergraduate Students and the Resource Guide for International Graduate Students contain checklists and resources for career preparation, job search, English language and writing support, and information regarding work authorization.
International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) can help you navigate the visa process for jobs and internships including CPT and OPT.
University of Connecticut American English Language Institute (UCAELI) offers ESL classes on the Storrs campus, program includes summer term, full-time and part-time English classes including Business English and evening English classes (EECIS).
Cross-Cultural Connections connects you with a free Conversation Partner administered through Community Outreach.
Writing Center: Offered at all UConn campuses offers free peer counseling writing tutorials which last up to 45 minutes
UConn Career Fairs: View which companies are offering positions for international students
UConntact: Find clubs and organizations on campus to connect with other students and build leadership skills
Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides online resources for students, as well as open office hours throughout the semester.
Job Search and Internships
My Visa Jobs.com is an especially valuable compilation of information including lists of employers with past records of sponsorship activity that are searchable using industry and geographic criteria.
Riley Guide provides information about International Job Opportunities with an extensive collection of country by country resources.
International Student strives to provide students world-class resources to help them investigate and pursue an international education, through relevant content, custom online tools and engaging websites that offer only best in class products and services.
Going Global contains a database of organizations who have applied to H-1B Visas and other resources including U.S. City Guides and International Country Guides.
H1VisaJobs.com contains a database of American firms, all over the U.S., in all disciplines, who have known openings, are willing to, and actually offered H-1B jobs to international professionals. There is a fee to gain access to the database.
Cultural Vistas places engineering, science, and technical students into paid internships abroad and obtains work permits for all technical and some non-technical students who have identified their own internships abroad.