In this issue:
• Job Searching in the USA
• Make your application stand out
• Low cost airfare for summer travel

Issue # 207 - May 2016
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This month we feature a number of resources to help you land that dream job. With help on topics such as writing a cover letter, interview tips and immigration help, we will provide you with a number of tools to make your application stand out to gain that experience you are looking for!

International Student Team

The Job Search

Need a job? Whether you are looking for a summer job or internship, it’s important to make sure:
  • Your resume and cover letter stand out,
  • You’re prepared for the interview, and
  • All your i’s are dotted and t’s are crossed.
Let us help you prepare to land the job!

Writing Your Resume & Cover Letter

It’s important that your resume and cover letter highlight your experience and education - and show your potential employer why you are the perfect candidate for the position.
Resume Writing Center

OPT and CPT Guide

OPT and CPT can give your resume the boost it needs. Learn more about how this invaluable experience can set you apart from the competition when searching for a job.
OPT and CPT Guide

Interview Guide

Get access to sample interview questions, details on a standard interview process, tips on how to dress during your interview and other key items you need to know before you go.
Prepare For Your Interview

Working in the US Guide

Learn about working in the USA, such as your visa work requirements, how to shine in an interview, and how to properly craft a resume and cover letter.
Learn About Working in the US

Job Search

If you are ready to start applying for jobs, then you won’t want to miss our Student Job Search center where you can search job listings and filter by job or internship, region or industry.
Browse Job Listings

Top Tips on Applying for a Job in the USA

What you need to know If you’re going to take advantage of CPT or OPT this summer, now is the time to start your job search and start applying! Before you start sending out your resume take a look at these tips so you have the best possible shot at landing the job you want.

Job Tips

Insurance Requirements for OPT

OPT Insurance Be mindful that many insurance plans might not cover you while on OPT/CPT, especially if you are currently insured under your school’s insurance plan. Make sure to check first and get all the details about OPT insurance requirements from this helpful section.

OPT Insurance Requirements
Schools Of The Month

University of Birmingham Start your master's degree at The University of Birmingham’s online program. Students can study anywhere in the world, and at the same time earn their UK fully accredited Master of International Business, Master of Public Administration or MBA. Their interactive online programs gives students real-world business skills, and offers a flexible schedule with online tutors to help students when they need it.

Hult International Business School - Hult International Business School provides an international educational experience with its Global Rotation program, allowing students to study at its campuses in Boston, San Francisco, London, Dubai, Shanghai, and New York! Their business courses were designed by business leaders so that you receive relevant, hands-on experience.

Heartland Community College - Learn in a small classroom setting and receive individual attention at Heartland Community College where students will get a personalized education at affordable prices. It’s free student services include career support, academic tutors, and financial assistance by offering 200 scholarships and on-campus employment.

Traveling This Summer?

questionIf you plan on traveling this summer, then you won’t want to miss our Student Travel Center! Here you can find low cost prices on airfare, accommodations, rail passes, youth hostels, and even car rentals! Make sure to compare prices so that you can make your money go farther this summer.

Travel Center

Ask Anna, from Duquesne University!

This month we welcome Assistant Director Anna Harrison from Duquesne University as our Advisor of the Month. She is directly involved in recruitment, evaluation, and scholarships for their international undergraduate students, so you won’t want to miss your chance to ask your questions.

Duquesne University is a tier-1 Catholic private university located in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania. Home to students from all faiths and backgrounds, they welcome international students from over 90 countries and are ranked by US News & World Report as #115 out of 1600 schools in the USA.

Ask Now

International Student
1101 Connecticut Ave NW Suite 900, Washington, DC 20036
info@ InternationalStudent. com

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