International Student Employment Strategies. The Florida State University Career Center Kathy Dorsett, Ed.S., NCC Brittany Melvin, B.S. Special Challenges International Students Face in the Job Market. Employers are often unaware of cultural differences and employment restrictions.
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The Florida State University
Kathy Dorsett, Ed.S., NCC
Brittany Melvin, B.S.
2. Requires Persistence
Emphasize the positive!
What unique skills sets and knowledge do you bring to a position as an international student?
Learn about American work culture!
-how to interact with your new co-workers
Begin learning about the transition to work now!
-utilize Career Center resources such as:
Start a New Job on the Right Foot
Keys to Workplace Skills
-Dunlap Success Center
• Job search assistance
• Resume and cover letter critiques
• Career Portfolio
• Mock interviews and on-campus interviews
• Many more services offered
Dunlap Student Success Center
Open 8-5 p.m.
Drop-in advising 9-4:30 p.m.
Open until 8 p.m. on Tuesdays
Career guides can be found at: www.career.fsu.edu