International students face unique challenges and cultural factors when it comes to career planning, especially in the United States. Recent research demonstrates that preparing students to find meaningful employment plays an important role in an institution’s international student recruitment and retention success.

Learn how schools are using increased outreach, integrative programming, and greater engagement with campus stakeholders to ensure international students feel confident when entering the U.S. job market.

OBJECTIVES

After attending this e-Learning Seminar, participants will be able to:

Develop an outreach plan that will encourage international students to seek out early career planning resources on-campus;

Help international students develop a personal career plan combining their academic and professional goals;
Identify cultural factors, in partnership with campus career services, that should be considered when helping international students find employment in the United States;

Engage campus stakeholders in discussion on career planning and its direct link to international student recruitment, retention, academic success, and institutional affinity.

This e-Learning Seminar will offer a variety of ideas, examples, and resources that can be used to start implementing a strategy that best fits your institution. The content will be relevant to those working in international student services; recruitment and admissions; career services; alumni affairs; campus internationalization; and academic and student affairs.

 

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