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!
Asking “What are your plans after graduation?” may be the most frightening question that you can haunt a soon-to-be graduate with. For many, a response has already been formulated as they have secured the next step— often a job or graduate school. As for those who are scrambling to find paid work in a slowly … Continue reading Finding a Job After Graduation
The snow is melting, spring is almost here, and before you know it, it’ll be graduation day—if only it were as simple as walking across a stage. For all you seniors preparing to leave college and move on to the next step, you know how stressful it is to think of all the things you … Continue reading Graduation Checklist for International Students
Did you graduate this past semester? Time is running out to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT)! If you're graduating this semester, now is a great time to apply. In case you missed it, we did a series about OPT "Myths" - common misunderstandings about how OPT works. You can find all the blogs from … Continue reading The U.S. Workplace – What Do You Want to Know?
Welcome to the final post in the OPT Mythbusting Project! I hope you’ve already learned something about how to plan your future after graduating from MSU. Just two more myths to bust! Before we approach these last two myths, please take a few minutes to review the first three posts in the series. Six big … Continue reading PART 4: The OPT Mythbusting Project (Optional Practical Training Myths)
Welcome to the 3rd installment of the OPT Mythbusting series! If you haven’t read the first two posts on F-1 OPT Mythbusting, please take a few moments to read them – it will be harder to understand this third post if you haven’t read the first two. You can find them here and here. For … Continue reading PART 3: The OPT Mythbusting Project (Optional Practical Training Myths)
Welcome to Part 2 of the OPT Mythbusting Project! In case you missed the first post, be sure to check it out. Reading the first post will help you better understand this post, so take a few minutes to get those first two myths busted here: Part 1 Let’s take a look at two more … Continue reading PART 2: The OPT Mythbusting Project (Optional Practical Training Myths)