Finding an internship or a job after graduation can sometimes be a difficult task, especially for international students. Which companies are willing to hire international students? Wouldn't it be nice to know BEFORE you go through the lengthy process of applying for an internship or job? The Global Talent Retention Initiative of Michigan (GTRI) is trying to … Continue reading Michigan Wants YOU! Finding an Internship or Job Just Got Easier!
In just two short months, Michigan State University’s class of 2012 will walk through commencement ceremonies and celebrate the achievement of earning a diploma from MSU. While you still have plenty of time to think about buying your caps & gowns and planning graduation parties, for those of you on F-1 visas, the time to … Continue reading The OPT Mythbusting Project (Optional Practical Training Myths)
There is a lot going on between OISS and the Career Services Network in the next couple of weeks. This Friday from 3:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. OISS and the Career Services Network are hosting the first ever Career Fair Prep Webinar specifically for international students. You must register. Get all of the details here: … Continue reading Career Fair Prep Webinar and Entrepreneurship Event
EVENT SUCCESS In case you missed it, OISS partnered with the Career Services Network this week to host "Employment Initiatives for International Students". Over 40 students attended the information session to learn about MySpartanCareer and what type of work authorization options are available, such as Curricular Practical Training (CPT). Even the State News showed up … Continue reading Employment Initiatives for International Students
As we launch our new website and gear up for Fall 2011, OISS is pleased to announce a blog dedicated specifically to Experiential Learning and Career Development opportunities. Michigan State University has a wonderful Career Services Network, and many academic units on campus have their own Career Services hub and/or Field Service Consultants ready to … Continue reading Are you Experienced?