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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

Video Appointment

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


Appointments for other time zones available!

We are providing 8:00 - 9:00 AM, Tuesday & Thursday (Pacific Daylight Time) international student counseling appointments for students who are currently in other time zones. Please check Handshake for availability and signup. 


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