International Students

Looking for a job as an international student involves being aware of different employment laws in the different countries where you may wish to work. When applying for jobs in the U.S., Harvard students should meet both with representatives from the Harvard International Office (HIO) to go over visa and work status issues, and with our career advisors. Start your search early. A well-informed job/internship search can be helpful as you think about your next steps in your career. It’s never too early to start connecting with the HIO, our office, fellow international students, recent Harvard alumni, and prospective employers.

The Benefits of Being Bilingual

Bilingualism, or the ability to speak two or more languages fluently, can be a huge asset for job seekers. As a 2017 report by New American Economy discovered, the need for bilingual workers in the United States more than doubled …

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5 Takeaways for International Students on the Job Hunt: Job Search in the US, with Dan Beaudry

“Job Search in the US for International Students” with Dan Beaudry focused more on how to hack the hiring system rather than the logistics of it, in particular the informational interview path. Whether you follow the steps discussed here or …

By Ariana Vlad
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6 Ways Joining an Affinity Group Can Boost Your Career

Advancing your career has a few established tactics, including networking, skills building, and finding mentors. Now there’s another tactic: joining affinity groups.

Affinity groups are groups employees with a shared background or experience. For instance, an affinity group may be …

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