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Working in the U.S.

Many international students are interested in working in the United States during college and following graduation. This experiential learning can be a perfect complement to your classroom education. The internship and job search process for international students also requires careful attention to appropriate documentation and authorization.

The Office of International Education pages house specific rules and guidelines for international students who wish to work while in the United States. If you decide to pursue employment in the U.S. after graduation, be prepared to explain sponsorship and know that your search will take careful planning and persistence. The following easy guide to hiring foreign graduates was developed as a reference with the help of immigration lawyers.

Here are resources about U.S. employers who have hired employees from other countries: