International Student Career Resources

The Albers Career Center is available to help support the unique needs and challenges for International Students in the career planning process.

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International students greatly enrich the community and culture of Seattle University. However, the job and internship search can often be daunting or frustrating for international students. The Albers Career Center is available to help international students make sense of work authorization, explore options for work experience, and navigate U.S. business culture and expectations. Check out the unique resources below for more details or contact to make an appointment.

International Student Resources

International Student Employment and Work Authorization

It is important to understand and verify your employment options as an F-1 student. Check out the International Student Center’s Employment Overview to learn more.

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Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Support

The Albers Career Center has designated staff who can guide you through the Curricular Practical Training process so that you can get authorized to do a paid internship off campus. Book a CPT appointment to learn more or start the process.

International Student Focused Workshops

The Albers Career Center facilitates 2-3 workshops per year focused on topics relevant to international students including CPT, H1B work visa, finding work for OPT, gaining advice from alumni, etc. Check your email and Handshake events to find out about upcoming workshops.

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CareerShift is an online job/internship search platform. It is especially helpful for international students who can use the H1B Visa sponsorship filter to view job postings, reach out to contacts at various companies, and explore job opportunities outside the U.S

LockIn China

A platform committed to providing employment solutions and career development support for both international and domestic students seeking opportunities in China and East Asia.