International Students

Life in the United States as an international student can be fun and challenging. The Academic Success & Career Center is here to provide support.

Academic Resources

You can take advantage of quiet study spaces and tutoring to be more successful in your classes. If you are exploring new majors, come visit an advisor!

Career Resources

Our career coaches are available to work with all students and help you navigate your international experience. Please consider the resources on this page or make an appointment with us to address your concerns, work through challenges, and strengthen your application materials.

Not sure what to study? Still thinking about how your major can lead to success post-graduation? Connect with a career coach for help with career exploration.

Career coaches can help you market your international experience and identity to potential employers. Reach out for help learning how to use the tools on our website to prepare yourself for success in the United States job market.

Handshake is a resource utilized by WSU to connect cougs with employers. On the platform you can join professional development events, follow employers, as well as see job postings:

  • on-campus job positions
  • summer internships
  • full-time jobs post-graduation

LinkedIn serves as a great starting point for learning about an organization you are interested in as well as seeing positions they post. Research companies you are interested in–their mission statement, culture, etc.

This H1B database can help you find employers with a history of hiring international applicants.

E-Verify is a system that U.S. employers can use to search for work authorization of applicants. If the company has an E-Verify profile you know they can confirm your ability to work in the United States.

LinkedIn Article: 5 Dos and Don’ts of LinkedIn for International Students

With the academic workload easing up for most students, the summer presents an opportunity to bolster your professional social media presence on LinkedIn.  As a WSU Coug, LinkedIn can be a powerful tool for expanding your professional network and discovering …

By Aimee Tejeda Lunn
Aimee Tejeda Lunn Employer Relations Manager
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WSU Student International Center Is Here for You!

As an international student, you are embarking on a dynamic academic journey that will take you to many places in the future. But as a current or upcoming student at WSU, what resources are readily available for international students when …

By Aimee Tejeda Lunn
Aimee Tejeda Lunn Employer Relations Manager
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Handshake Webinar: Do’s and Don’ts for International Student Job Seeker

Handshake, the Career Fair and Job Platform used by WSU, can also serve as an informative resource for all Cougs. As an international student at WSU, you may find yourself in a unique situation where you are unsure how to …

By Aimee Tejeda Lunn
Aimee Tejeda Lunn Employer Relations Manager
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Three Steps to Finding an Internship as an International Student

Are you ready to take your professional development to the next level? Are you looking to connect with internships while studying in the US?   With hundreds of thousands of internships being offered on Handshake, knowing how to utilize the resources …

By Aimee Tejeda Lunn
Aimee Tejeda Lunn Employer Relations Manager
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When Do College Students Need to Do an Internship?

You may know that internships are a great launching point for your career, giving you a leg up in the application process, professional experience, job skills, and more. But when do college students need to do an internship? Is it …

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