Tag: International Students

Indeed.com now includes international job postings

Indeed has expanded its services to 18 new countries across 5 continents. Their international sites bring the same targeted job search results in the following countries:

Australia, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom.

Diversity In the Workplace

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With an average of 11% of the Lawrence University population being international, as well as 112 off campus programs (102 of which are study abroad), diversity is not hard to find on campus. Compare this number to Knox College’s 6.8% and you can see that not every student in higher education gets the same exposure to diversity as Lawrentians. This diversity is not only a large drawing point for schools, it also comes into play as a significant antagonist within the workplace; many people consider diversity an issue, some sort of statistic to deal with or an egg-shell topic that should be pushed aside to avoid conflict. Instead of hiding such an important issue away, it should be faced and both the advantages and issues placed upon the table. Many employers and businesses are starting to do just that.

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Sexual Orientation and the Job Search Process

Compared to, say, women or students of color, there has been relatively little written about job search strategies for lesbian, gay and bisexual and transgendered/transsexual students. The truth is that job hunting for LGBT individuals can often be challenging and stressful, requiring difficult personal choices. There are resources, however, available to students when they are looking to enter into or rise in the workforce. Susan Gelberg’s and Joseph Chojnacki’s book, Career and Life Planning with Gay, Lesbian and Bisexual Persons, discusses the obstacles faced by LGBT students at all stages of the job search process and gives some excellent tips on how to handle them.

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Taking stock of your international experience

If you are an international student, a domestic student who has studied abroad, or a professional who has worked in multiple countries, it will be useful to take stock of your international experience in order to become more comfortable marketing it to prospective employers. But you may be wondering if you have any international experience that would be valuable to an employer. The following list of questions is intended to help you begin to identify some of the international knowledge, skills and experience you possess.

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Video: International Students and Employment

Video: International Students and Employment

Detailed presentations from career and legal professionals explaining challenges faced by international students seeking employment in the United States.

Catalog Code: JS-Ge.8001v[c1]

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