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Resources for International Students

  • – Find employers who have petitioned for H1-B visas in the past and and have hired international employees. 
  • – Find employers who have petitioned for H1-B visas, explore H1-B holder salaries, see top H1-B sponsor companies, job titles, and cities, and more.
  • Foreign Labor Certification Data Center – Provided by the U.S. government, the Foreign Labor Certification Data Center discloses relevant information about H-1B petitions by companies in recent years. This resource shares a number of details about those petitions including the companies who hired internationals, jobs titles, salaries, cities of the companies, as well as the locations where the hired person is working, and more. If a company hired an international candidate before, they should be on your list to investigate. Note: review the tab marked Disclosure Data, then scroll down to LCA Programs (H-1B). The entire website has helpful information about H-1B and permanent resident filings.
  • The Big Challenge of American Small Talk – Harvard Business School article that addresses the importance of small talk in building relationships and trust in American workplace culture.
  • International Student Job Search Tool – Provides a number of tools for international students, including a job board, information and tips on resumes and interviewing, plus information about tax returns for international students working in the US.
  • American Chamber of Commerce in China (AmCham) – Organization devoted to helping US businesses succeed in China. Includes a job board that connects job candidates with employers operating in China, with some opportunities for remote work. You can create an account and research employers and open positions with companies including Pfizer, IBM, John Deere, UPS, and many more.