International Students

The Career Development Center offers services and programs throughout the year for international students. Bookmark this page for easy access to helpful career planning information.

Tips from International Alumni

Watch the video below to learn about the job search experiences of St. Thomas international alumni – from adjusting to U.S. culture to receiving a job offer.

Getting Started

Researching the job market and being familiar with the process of finding an internship or job will help to simplify your search.

Learn About the Job & Internship Search Process

Be Resume Ready

Interviewing in the US

Embrace your uniqueness to identify your skills and the value you can bring to an employer. Attend our interviewing skills seminar, then schedule a mock interview to practice and get feedback before the real interview. Click on the button below for useful resources to help you prepare for the interview.

Networking is Key

Networking and alumni support are very helpful in a job search. Make sure to have a complete, updated LinkedIn profile and become a member of the LinkedIn group that links Tommies together – ASK (Alumni Sharing Knowledge). Click on the button below to access our useful resources to understand the fundamentals of netoworking.

Learn about Cultural Differences

Knowing about cultural differences can help in securing employment and will help you adjust to life in the U.S. Learn and explore the geography , interests , common sports and cuisines of the U.S. This will be helpful in striking up conversation with the people you meet. GoinGlobal has country guides which can be a helpful tool in learning the U.S. office culture.

 

Schedule an appointment with a Career Counselor

We are located on the St. Paul Campus in Murray-Herrick Center, Room 123. Contact the Career Development Center at (651) 962-6761 to schedule an appointment or to ask about our pop-in hours.