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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 internatinoal students in other time zones available!  

We are providing early morning hour (PDT) appointments for international students in other time zones!

Pacific Daylight Time: Tuesday & Thursday, 8:00 - 9:00 AM

  • See the schedule and make an appointment in Handshake
  • Select "International Student Career Counseling" as the appointment type
  • Appointments will be conducted on Zoom. The career counselor will email you the Zoom meeting information before the scheduled appointment time.

Still not good for your time zone?

Email the Career Counselor for International Students via jinghan1231@berkeley.edu to discuss a time for the appointment or get your questions answered through emails. 


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