Resources for International Students
Here are a variety of resources international students may find helpful in their job search and career:
- OSU International Programs - Oregon State University (OSU) has long welcomed international students. During an academic year, OSU has more than 1300 international students from more than 90 different countries.
- Global Expertise Oregon (GEO) - An Oregon-based global internship program designed to enhance the global outreach of Oregon business, industry and organizations, strengthen export opportunities, and advance new international connections for Oregon while providing global interns with professional internship opportunities in Oregon. The program is a collaboration of Oregon University System International Programs, international university partners around the world and Oregon business, industry and non-profit organizations.
- Disco International Recruiting - since its inception, the company has connected in excess of 200,000 candidates with more than 5,000 companies via its world-renowned job fairs called ”Career Forums,“ in operation since 1987 and currently held annually in London, Tokyo, Los Angeles and Boston.
- American Immigration Council - believes that the dignity of the individual knows no boundary. Our nation's moral and ethical values must be reflected in the way we welcome immigrants.
- Immigration Attorney - handout on how to find a good immigration lawyer. It includes a list of things you can expect when working with an attorney and some questions you may want to ask to find an attorney that is a good fit for you. You will want to make sure that whichever attorney you use is connected to AILA, which is the American Immigration Lawyers Association. For people outside Oregon, you may want to go directly to http://www.ailalawyer.com/
- List of immigration attorneys from the Associated Students of OSU (ASOSU) Legal Advising Office - While the ISAS office cannot recommend one attorney over another, ASOSU has collected a list of a number of attorneys you may wish to contact. In many cases, they have also listed a free or reduced cost for an initial consultation.
- U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services - is the government agency that oversees lawful immigration to the United States.
- Association for International Practical Training - short term cultural and experiential exchanges.
- Resource for Bilingual Career Professionals - Bilingual? Want to improve your language skills? Interested in meeting like-minded people? Want employment that values your language abilities?
- Resource for Japanese/English Speaking Professionals - an internet based employment service that is dedicated to brining a global community of bilingual professionals who speak Japanese and English together with hiring companies.
- Foreign Labor Certification Data Center - lists companies that have applied for H-1B Visas.
- International Student: Paid internships for international graduate students
- H1 Visa Jobs: Databases of American employers, info for H1-B visa holders
- Top Internships: enables candidates to search from over 900 internship opportunities online from recruiters across multiple sectors in the US and it is free to register!