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How Trump’s Executive Order Halting H-1B Visas Affects International Students and Big Tech

by Derek Loosvelt | June 25, 2020

In the wake of President Trump's executive order freezing temporary work visas, including H-1Bs, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

Necessary Changes as a Result of Mass Virtual Learning

by Dominic LoBianco | June 05, 2020

The current campus environment may not be ideal, but it's making us think about education in new ways. See what's changing in the age of virtual learning.

How Trump’s Temporary COVID-19 Immigration Ban Affects International Students’ Job Search

by Derek Loosvelt | April 30, 2020

To shed light on the latest developments impacting international students in the U.S., Vault spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

9 Job Search Tips for International Students in the Age of Coronavirus

by Marcelo Barros | March 20, 2020

Due to the Covid-19 outbreak, international students graduating this spring are likely to face unimaginable job search challenges. Here’s a list of actions students can take to keep their U.S. employment hopes alive.

Why International Students Should Consider Careers in Canada

by Nitin Agrawal, Co-Founder of Interstride | February 13, 2020

U.S. immigration policies have tightened, making it more difficult for international students to stay in the country after graduation. But just across the border, Canada has taken an open-arms approach to immigration.

Visa and Job Prospects for International Students in 2020

by Derek Loosvelt | January 13, 2020

To help make sense of 2019 and to see what lies ahead in 2020 for international students, Vault recently spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros. Here is an edited version of that conversation.

10 Biggest Career and Workplace Stories of the Decade

by Derek Loosvelt | December 13, 2019

Here are the 10 most important and influential career and workplace stories of the past 10 years.

How to Be Small Talk Savvy During the Job Search

by David Solloway | November 11, 2019

To be successful in the job search, you need to be ready to engage in small talk at a moment’s notice. Here are several tips to help you become small talk savvy in interviews and while networking.

4 Job Search Strategies That Get International Grad Students Hired

by Marcelo Barros | October 29, 2019

Here are four job search strategies that separate international students who receive U.S. job offers from those who don’t.

6 Underutilized Campus Resources You Should Be Using

by Kaitlin McManus | October 22, 2019

Colleges and universities offer students a lot more than classes, room, and board, though some of these offerings can fall by the wayside. Check out these under-used campus resources that can help make your college years easier, safer, and more fulfilling.

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