Identifying your goals, long-term and short-term may help you understand what you want in a career. Although Vu wants to network, she feels her shy personality may get in the way of that sometimes, as well as her cultural differences.
Finding a job while in school, versus after graduating has been more challenging than Tenefrancia anticipated. Talking to employers about sponsorship options have also posed frustration, as job postings appear to be misleading. In this blog post, Tenefrancia shares how employers and company websites can improve their career pages to maximize employment opportunities for international students like herself.
Anh Vu is an example of success. His journey from being an international student from Vietnam, all the way to a recruiting coordinator at Amazon, should give all international students hope for the future.
Many people think the stock market is gambling, but for Nhi Nguyen it’s the key to her future. Find out how a young international student turned her love for analytics into an opportunity for success in America.
If networking still gives you anxiety, try looking at it as a way to see how you can help others, rather than going in with the goal to secure employment. Being able to reach out, be friends with the people you are networking with, and actively continuing the relationship will attract opportunities you wouldn’t be able to see coming.