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Yingmin (Grace) Li’s Guide to Success

Yingmin (Grace) Li’s Guide to Success

Yingmin (Grace) Li is an international student from China in her senior year at Michigan State University studying Supply Chain Management. She has had a number of experiences that have contributed to her professional development during her college career. Between classes, tutoring, and internships, Grace has been busy growing her skills and preparing for her future. Her … Continue reading

Entrepreneurship Spirit

“Entrepreneurship comes in many different forms. Some entrepreneurs create scalable technology companies others create humble, but essential, small retail businesses to serve their hometowns. The reality is that both types of business need one another to thrive, and although perhaps very different in regards to the type of product or service they provide they both … Continue reading

SUCCESS STORY – Dilshani Sarathchandra

At the Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) we are often asked for advice on how to get an internship or job in the U.S. Students are very interested in knowing if others have been successful and, if so, how did they do it? Because of this ongoing interest, we will be posting regular Success … Continue reading

What is the International Volunteer Action Corps?

Carlos Fuentes is the Assistant Director of Internationalizing the Student Experience at Michigan State University. He implements educational support to enhance students’ global competencies and global citizenship. These programs embrace intercultural and cross-cultural understanding and development for MSU students. Carlos is also the advisor to the MSU International Volunteer Action Corps (IVAC). What is IVAC? The … Continue reading

International Corporate Tour

By guest blogger, Career Services Network Events Manager, Maya Craft What is ICT? The MSU Career Services Network International Corporate Tour (ICT) is designed for MSU students interested in networking with employers, exploring various professions, touring company facilities, making friends, and discovering new cities. The ICT is experiential learning (non-academic credit) that brings students and … Continue reading

Going Global – Navigating the World with a “Click”

Just as the website says, Going Global is a tool that can help you ‘Expand Your Horizons… Your Career… Your Future’. Going Global is one of the most beneficial international resources offered through the Career Services Network at MSU. It is useful for learning about transnational opportunities, foreign hiring practices, and domestic, city–specific employment information. In … Continue reading

Come and Learn! Study Away Programs at MSU

Below is an excerpt from an interview with Rachel Petro, an MSU Psychology major who completed a summer internship in New York City through the College of Social Science Study and Internship Programs.  You will have an opportunity to meet Rachel and other students who have completed Study Away programs in other cities, such as … Continue reading