Career Development, the U.S. Job Search, and International Students: The “S Word” (Sponsorship)…and Keeping Students Motivated (Post 4)

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Ross Wade, assistant director, Duke University Career Center Personal blog: http://mrrosswade.wordpress.com/ LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosswade Twitter: @rrwade Blogs from Ross Wade. The whole sponsorship process can seem overwhelming, confusing, and daunting. I’ve seen many a career adviser’s face go blank (with a slight hint of “YIKES!”) when asked about this…

Career Development, the U.S. Job Search, and International Students

Originally posted on The NACE Blog:
Ross Wade, assistant director of career services, Duke Engineering/Professional Master’s Programs Personal blog: http://mrrosswade.wordpress.com/ LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosswade Twitter: @rrwade This past year I’ve had the opportunity to work with a lot of international students—in fact, about 70 percent of my students are international. The master’s program they pursue is only…

Career Development, the U.S. Job Search, and International Students: Lack of Understanding the U.S. Job Search (Post 2)

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Ross Wade, assistant director of career services, Duke Engineering/Professional Master’s Programs Personal blog: http://mrrosswade.wordpress.com/ LinkedIn URL: https://www.linkedin.com/in/rosswade Twitter: @rrwade Blogs from Ross Wade. Greetings career professionals! I wanted to focus this post (and the next couple of posts) on common challenges I assist my international students with, and provide…

Saying Yes to the Global Career Services Summit

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Kelli K. Smith, Director of University Career Services, Fleishman Center for Career and Professional Development, Binghamton University Twitter: https://twitter.com/drkelliksmith LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/kellikapustkasmith/ A few weeks ago I returned from the inaugural Global Career Services Summit held at the University of Leicester in the United Kingdom (U.K.). It was the brainchild…

On Being Lost

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Melanie Buford, Program Coordinator/Adjunct Instructor, Career Development Center, University of Cincinnati LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/in/mebuford/ Website: http://www.melaniebuford.org A senior psychology major came into my office the other day. She dropped her bag, plopped down into a chair and said “I’m lost!” With relatively little prompting, the story came out. She already…