Job searching as an international applicant presents its own unique challenges, but the University of Georgia Career Center is here to help. There are many event-based opportunities offered, such as the Arch Ready Professionalism Certificate, Intern for a Day, and Diversity Events, but see below for resources that are always readily available to you at the click of your mouse!
Interstride - Interstride is the one-stop-shop for job searching as an international student! Interstride contains informational videos to increase your knowledge on job-searching, and provides you with up-to-date information on visas and immigration, customizable checklists, career insights, and an online job board. This platform is an excellent way to be intentional, organized, and efficient in your job search. Access the platform for free via our Online Resources page here.
Video Series for International Students - This 3-part video series provides you with some tips, resources, and support during your job search. Located on the UGA Career Center’s YouTube page, check out these 20 minute long videos on Job Searching, Interviewing, and Professionalism. These video tutorials are equipped with captions if you choose to use them.
Career Guides - The go-to resource for all students is likely the UGA Career Guide. You can pick up a copy of the guide in print at the Career Center, but know you also have access to the PDF version on the Career Center website. Be sure to check out the page titled “International Student Employment FAQ.” In the same online location, you can find the UGA International Student Career Guide as well, which provides information on various career-related topics.
These resources will be great supports in your career journey. As always, feel free to schedule an appointment with your career consultant if you have any questions or would like information that is more tailored to you. You can make an appointment by calling 706-542-3375 or by logging into Handshake. If you have questions regarding immigration, CPT/OPT, sponsorship, etc. please contact Immigration Services in the Office of Global Engagement.