International Students - Career Center Workshops & Programs

The Career Counselor for International Students offers specialized programs designed to meet the unique needs and concerns of international students in career, job and internship search process. International students are encouraged to attend these events as a supplement to the events related to their career field(s) of interest.

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Spring 2018 Schedule:


Spring 2018 International Students Alumni Career Chat Series - 4 sessions

International students are facing extra chllenge in certain career fields and professions, based on the current job market and visa landscape. The Career Center is providing this international alumni panel series based on four selected career fields (a. Business Careers for Non-business Majors, b. Architecture, Planning & Environmental Design, c. Arts & Communication, and d. Public Policy and Nonprofit) to help you learn from alumni who "walk the walk" to share their experience and strategies in job search, their perspectives on the career path and advancement of their professions, and any advice and feedback they have for you in esbalishing your career in that field. This is a casual and safe environment for you to ask your specific questions, learn from the insiders from your interested field, and build up meaningful professional connections.


International Students Alumni Career Chat - Business Careers with a Non-Business Major
Tuesday, Febuary 13, 6:00-7:00PM     International House Sproul Room
International Students Alumni Career Chat - Architecture, Planning & Environmental Design
Tuesday, March 13, 6:00-7:00PM        Career Center Blue Room (3rd Floor)
International Students Alumni Career Chat - Arts, Entertainment & Communication
Monday, March 19, 6:00-7:00PM        Career Center Gold Room (3rd Floor)
International Students Alumni Career Chat - Government, Public Policy & Nonprofit
Tuesday, April 3, 6:00-7:00PM        Career Center Gold Room (3rd Floor)


Alumni Panel: Unwritten Rules of American Workplace for Int'l Students

Thursday, April 19, 6:00-7:00PM       Career Center Gold Room (3rd Floor)
This event can be a good preparation for your upcoming internship or full-time job!

Want to know what it takes to succeed in the U.S. workplace or finding internship or job in the U.S.? What cultural differences should you consider? Find out from a panel of Cal international students and alumni who will share their first-hand experience and insights on the following topics: 1. The cultural differences to be aware of during U.S. recruiting process 2. How to adjust to working in the U.S. workplace (e.g., how to start strong, small talk and behave in social settings) 3. How to integrate into the team, build up relationships with colleagues, and cultivate a mentor 4. Do’s and Don’ts when working professionally.

We look forward to seeing you at our events!