Securing opportunities eligible for OPT

At ASU, we know that our international students have come to look for new opportunities in a new country.  Many factors impact your search, with OPT and the visa process being a hurdle.

OPT can be utilized in many ways …

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Networking outreach: it doesn’t have to be awkward

Making a commitment and being thoughtful about maintaining your professional communications is a thoughtful way to manage your reputation as an emerging business leader.  Specifically, taking the time to craft well-thought-out messages, and responding to messages sent to you, showcases …

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Conducting informational interviews to build your network and conduct research

Want to investigate a certain career, research a company, learn more about an industry, and build your network?  Meeting with someone who has first-hand experience is an ideal way to do so. 

Informational Interviews are meetings you hold with a …

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Navigating the complexity of work visas

The ultimate goal of many business student visa holders is to work in the U.S. after graduation.  If this is your goal, then in addition to the work you need to put into finding a job, you must also navigate …

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Micro-internships, gain skills and test drive the market

The new world of work is upon us and finding ways to add value and be a part of it will require some creativity and innovative thinking on both your part and the part of employers. 

Micro-internships have been on …

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Your internship just became an offer to return for Full-time. Now what?

For many companies, the internship is a pipeline to test talent that comes into their organization, and, hopefully, the internship leads to a full time offer.  It is an exciting and rewarding part of any internship program.  By properly managing …

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Impress your connections by managing remote meetings with finesse

The world has changed.  Who knew you could spend so much time doing virtual meetings?  As the COVID-19 remote world of work becomes the new normal and more meetings become virtual, gaining discipline and expertise managing virtual meetings effectively will …

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Leveraging personal connections in your job search

At business school we talk a lot about networking and reaching out to cold call people who might be able to help you with your professional research and goals. It is also important to leverage relationships with the people who …

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When your career plans change: how to make a quick pivot to a new opportunity

You may have spent the summer working in a position you thought would translate into a full-time job, or that the fall season would have netted you a role but alas, you never actually received an offer. That is ok.  …

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Integrating keywords into your resume to rank highly in ATS systems

When you submit your resume to an online job board or company website, 90% of large companies use an Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) to analyze and rank order resumes.  This machine learning is in place so that the human, hiring …

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