Career Services is experienced in supporting SXU international students and alumni with career counseling, employment document development, career exploration, job and internship search, and assistance with graduate school preparation. Here are just some of the ways we can support you:
- Individual Career Counseling and Advising
- Walk-in appointments, Mondays and Wednesdays from 1 to 4 p.m.
- Regular appointments convenient with your schedule
- Networking Events
- Career Workshops and Programs
In addition to our in-person services, you will find a number of helpful resources below to assist you in your career development endeavors. Please note that many international students have F-1 or J-1 visa status with differing employment and post-graduate requirements. We strongly encourage you to speak with the Center for International Education prior to seeking or accepting paid or unpaid employment opportunities.
General Career Resources
You will find a number of general resources to help you prepare for career and educational opportunities as an international student. In addition, you will find resources for Visa policies and regulations as well as helpful information on adjusting to life and employment in the United States.
The United States Department of Labor provides an overview of international student resources for individuals seeking an H1B visa.
American Chamber of Commerce in the People's Republic of China (AmCham China) is an organization dedicated to helping American companies succeed in China through advocacy, information, networking, and business support services.
The International Student Careers web page offers a comprehensive guide to finding international student jobs.
Learn more about the business culture in the United States including communication, language, and best practices through the TC World article named "Time is money -- understanding US business culture."
"American Small Talk" is an article from Harvard Business Review highlighting cultural differences in making small talk.
The ForeignBorn website is filled with general resources for international individuals entering and living in the United States.
General resources for international students living in the United States including information on financial aid, visas, university and college search, and job search.
Below you will find several job search websites that international students might find useful in conducting a job search.
MyVisaJobs.com is a Visa sponsorship database that utilizes a smart engine to match skills and background to US employers.
The H1 Base website connects international individuals with resources and jobs available for visa sponsorship.