International Student Career Resources

Below are resources to help you in the career exploration and preparation process.  This partial list will hopefully help you as you develop and achieve your career related goals.  Remember to also speak with your Academic Advisor, the Director of International Student Services and members of the Pathways Center team for assistance related to your career and job search.  

The Riley Guide  International Job Resources: Search for Employment in Specific Countries and/or Regions of the World.

Glassdoor - job postings across the world

Workabroad.Monster.com  Online job search site for countries across the globe.

OverseasJobs.com  OverseasJobs.com features overseas jobs and international employment opportunities.

AIESEC  AIESEC also runs an exchange program that enables over 3,500 students and recent graduates the opportunity to live and work in another country.

Top Employers for OPT & CPT in the United States

H1VisaJobs.com  Contains a database of American firms, all over the US, in all disciplines, who have known openings, are willing to, and actually offered H-1B jobs to international professionals.  There is a fee to gain access to the database.

InternationalStudent.com  The resource section on InternationalStudent.com provides students with access to a number of powerful resources to assist you in your quest to study abroad. The majority of the resources are provided to you free of charge.

U.S. Department of Labor’s Certification Data Disclosure - This site will help you find out which companies applied for H-1B visa for one or more employees in the past few years.  This will give you some ideas of employers open to having international employees working for them.  You can search by year, employer or state.

Interviewing for International Students – Source: UC Berkeley Career Services Center 


Practical Training – Guidelines for OPT and CPT, directly from the government’s ICE website. 

Job Search Guide for International Students (Created by the University of Buffalo School of Management) – This handout is designed to assist you as you begin your job search process.

Directory of American Firms Operating in Foreign Countries and the Foreign Firms Operating in the United States – Find American firms and their locations in other countries and firms based in other countries with locations in the United States.  (The Pathways Center Resource Library has paperback versions of this directory or you can go to the web and purchase customized reports).