If you’re new to the job search start with the foundation workshop, Navigating the H1-B Job Search. In this workshop, you will learn:
This workshop is recommended for all international students who are looking for full-time work in the U.S. For best results, it is highly recommended that you take this workshop at least 6 months before you graduate.
Note: this workshop does not cover H1-B, OPT, or CPT visa details. Please refer to your international student services offices for information or workshops on these topics.
If you’re interested in internships, take Finding a Summer Internship. In this workshop you will learn:
After you’ve built a strategy for your search, start learning the tools you need to stand out to employers. Take Target List Building, Storytelling, and Self-promotion for an in-depth workshop covering:
Next, the workshop, Beyond LinkedIn Profiles Creating an Online Presence to Stand Out, teaches you the basics of LinkedIn profiles, as well as how to build a portfolio, personal website, and other tools to show off your work to future employers. This workshop is for anyone who has ever thought “my resume doesn’t reflect my true skills and experience.” You will learn how to:
Once you have a strategy and the tools for your job search, work on your American-style Networking skills. Mastering American-Style Networking teaches you how to connect networking to employment. You will learn how to:
The informational interview is the best tactic to use to help you get a job in the U.S. Few international students succeed in their search without it. The last workshop in the series, Everything You Need to Know About Informational Interviews, is dedicated to helping you understand how to use this tactic in your search. You will learn how to:
This workshop features a live informational interview with a chance for participants to ask their own questions for practice.
Workshops are offered throughout the month and hosted on the Crowdcast.io platform, an interactive, user-friendly webinar host. Signups, payment, and workshops take place through the crowdcast.io platform. Participants sign up through their website to participate. The button below take you to the most recent workshop schedule for signup. Learn more about how to participate on crowdcast.io.
Nicolle Merrill is a former international MBA career coach from the Yale School of Management. At Yale SOM, she worked with hundreds of international students and alumni to help them land positions at top global employers like Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, as well diverse organizations from top-tier consulting firms to startups. At Yale SOM, she partnered with recruiters across the world to understand emerging trends and opportunities in technology, design and innovation, and energy industry spaces. Nicolle designs workshops that encourage students to get out of their comfort zone and learn new skills. She’s currently writing a book on the international student job search that will be released in Fall 2017.
Mock interviews and salary negotiation help are available on an individual basis. Contact Nicolle directly to set up an appointment.