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How do I show my education from another country on my US resume?

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Ana from El Paso Community College asked:  I live along the border with Mexico and have previous university education in Mexico. but I am not really sure how to input that information into my resume. I know they list education differently on resumes in Mexico. How should I list my education in Mexico (degrees completed and just classes take) on my US resume? Hi Ana – Thanks for your question. When you are crafting a resume the first thing you need to consider is your target audience: Who do you want to read your resume and how can you make … / Read more »




What kind of on-campus job should I get?

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Claresta from the University of Massachusetts – Boston asked:  I’m a sophomore  international student. I’m currently looking for on-campus jobs and volunteer opportunities because I don’t have any work experience. What type of jobs/positions I should consider? Hi Claresta – First, I commend you for thinking about a job and getting experience early in your college career.  This is a wise move, because most employers want to see candidates with more than just a college degree when they graduate. Your question is really broad; so broad, in fact, that in order to answer it, you have to answer a few … / Read more »




How can an international student find a job in the US?

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Two related questions have come in this week! Eshani from the University of Missouri asked: I am a counseling psychology graduate looking for jobs in the fields of career counseling and placements. I am an international student with a valid work permit (OPT) and an F1 visa. I have been following a couple of websites which post jobs in education (higheredjobs, Chronicle of Higher Education, NACE job-wire, etc). Unfortunately, these sites do not post the citizenship requirements for the positions. Could you recommend websites which highlight job opportunities available for international students on an F1 visa and a work permit … / Read more »