International Students

The Career Counselor for International Students supports Cal international students through career counseling, programming and resource development. The counselor assists in areas of career exploration, job/internship search and graduate school preparation.

Counseling and Advising Options


30-min Appointment

Check available appointments in Handshake

Career Center 3rd Floor

Sign up in Handshake. Select "International Student Counseling" as the Appointment Type


Thursday, 3-5 PM  
(Available Jan 30 - April 30, 2020)

Career Center 3rd Floor

10-15 mins. Sign up on site (no appointment in advance needed). First come, first served.


*NOTE: International Students have the option of meeting with the Career Counselor for International Students or a career counselor for their College/School. View other options.


Career Center Workshops and Programs

Events for International StudentsThere are specialized programs designed to meet the unique concerns of international students on 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.


CareerMail for International Students

CareerMail for International Students is an e-newsletter that includes pertinent information about upcoming career workshops, jobs, internships, immigration related workshops, employer events, etc., specifically for Cal international students.

Here is how you can subscribe:

  1. Log into your Handshake, locate "Career Interests" under your name in the top right corner. 
  2. Go to the six question on the page: "Select any categories below to receive targeted CareerMail communications (e-newsletters), on jobs, internships, events, etc., aimed specifically at Cal students".
  3. Choose "International Students" as one category you would like to subscribe to. 


General Resources

International Student Success Stories