Our office will be open virtually on Mondays and and Fridays during the summer.
Resume drop-in hours will resume in the fall.
Have a great summer!

International

We’re so happy that you’re here at UAlbany! Take a look at the different tabs at the top of the page, or scroll down below. If you’d like to speak with a Career Advisor on your potential next steps, make an appointment with our Office of Career & Professional Development anytime!

Please note:
F1 and J1 students should always consult the International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) Office regarding their work authorization eligibility.

Students in other immigration status may need work authorization and the ISSS Office can help provide immigration lawyer information.

4 Job Search Strategies That Get International Grad Students Hired

If you're an international student in grad school looking to land a great job offer after graduation, know that it won't be easy. So here are four job search strategies that separate international graduate job seekers who receive U.S. job …

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Career & Visa Pathways for F1: Job Searching for International Students

 

A LIVE webinar to discuss H-1B Visa Program Reforms and other visa options for F1 students with Attorney Art Serratelli.
REGISTER HERE!
About this event

We will see some changes in the H-1B policy in 2022.

F1 International Students …

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her)
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Bilingual Japanese – English Los Angeles Career Forum: April 16-17

Students with Japanese and English language abilities are invited to come explore career and internship opportunities uniquely available to them and even land a job at the Los Angeles Career Forum in April.

LOS ANGELES CAREER FORUM 2022

By Megumi Kim (she/her)
Megumi Kim (she/her)
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12 Types of Workplace Discrimination | An Employee Guide

Illustration by Marian Blair

In 2017, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) reports that over 80,000 workplace discrimination charges were filed, resulting in a staggering $400 million in compensation for victims. The Commission defines and prohibits 12 types of …

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The Benefits of Being Bilingual

Bilingualism, or the ability to speak two or more languages fluently, can be a huge asset for job seekers. As a 2017 report by New American Economy discovered, the need for bilingual workers in the United States more than doubled …

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Featured Resources

On-Campus Employment for International Students

For on-campus employment and how to obtain a social security number, please read HERE.

OPT & CPT Information

Please find more information on the following:

Optional Practical Training (OPT) 

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

If you have any questions …

International Student & Scholar Weekly Newsletter

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Contact & Location

Phone
(518) 437-4900
Address

Science Library - G50
1400 Washington Avenue
Albany, NY 12222

CPD Service Hours

Monday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. virtual
Tuesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Wednesday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Thursday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Friday 8:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. virtual