International Student Career Bootcamp

9:30 – 12:30pm — Boot Camp

12:30 – 1:30pm — Lunch with Bev Porter (CMC Director) and Alumni


Boot Camp Description

The MBA job search in the United States for international students  can be daunting.  The visa situation is complicated, and ever changing; accurate information regarding which companies are actually sponsorship friendly can be difficult to find; and ultimately, every student needs a job search strategy that is customized to their personal and professional priorities.  

If you are an international student seeking answers to these questions, the International Student Career Boot Camp is for you.

During this session, Annie will cover:

  • Fireside Chat Style engagement with International Alumni
  • Foundational U.S. Work Authorization, information, including: H-1B visas overview, CPT, OPT, and STEM OPT
  • Language for how to talk about the benefits of STEM OPT to potential employers
  • Lists of companies that have sponsored non-US work authorized MBAs in the past for internship and full-time roles
  • Tutorials of publicly accessible databases to gauge company sponsorship friendliness
  • The ISEL Model: a proven framework to design a personalized search strategy for international students

Alumni to Attend:

  • TBD

This session is open only to FY and SY Non-US permanently US work authorized MBA students.  US Citizens are not invited to attend this session. 

Snacks and water will be provided in-session.  Lunch with alumni will be provided after the boot camp content has been completed. 

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