After spending so many years in school, your first job offer may seem like a final destination. In reality, your first job represents the beginning of your career trajectory, so it is important to choose wisely.
2016 was a memorable year for many different reasons.
It was a busy year for the government of Canada, as they announced changes to the Canadian immigration system. The new system, called “Express Entry,” was based on a ranking score that emphasized, among other things, education, language skills, and work experience as factors that improved people’s chances in immigrating to Canada.
Doctoral Student, Department of Applied Health Science, Indiana University School of Public Health
Volunteers constitute an integral part of any successful organization and they are greatly valued for their contribution. Although being in a doctoral program brings its own share of work, I found myself volunteering not only at school, but also outside of it. The one thing which kept me going was the genuine happiness I felt while volunteering. If you are wondering how and where to begin as a volunteer, continue reading to help you gain some ideas of your own!
Extracurricular activities are the activities you participate in outside of the regular classroom (hence the word ‘extra’) environment. Extracurricular activities can include student clubs, sports teams, volunteering, student government, or even a part-time job or internship.
However, in the process of moving to a new country, grasping a second language, and adjusting to a new education system, international students can easily overlook the importance of these activities.
Many successful organizations succeed because of the ideas that their employees bring to the team. However, sharing ideas can be a complex terrain if it is not done properly. There are many instances when new employees feel their ideas are not valued or taken into consideration. Therefore, it is important to equip yourself with the right skills to effectively communicate ideas in new work environments. ACCES Employment has provided a guide on how to share ideas in the workplace.
Finding and applying for financial aid can be an overwhelming process at times. Although it is tempting to apply for everything you find to increase the odds, it is more important to be organized in your search. Instead of over-applying for scholarships, we’ll show you how to narrow down your scholarship choices to make it more manageable.
Gaining valuable work experience while attending school in the U.S. is a high priority for many international students; it can even determine where an international student decides to enroll. To understand how to gain work experience in the U.S., let’s cover the options available to international students under different U.S. student visas.
In a global economy, employers are increasingly looking for employees who can contribute skills that can help expand their operations to diverse audiences from around the world. With this factor in mind, make sure to market your language skills in your application before applying for a new job.