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Inaugural International Student Career Week Oct. 24-27
For the first time, Syracuse University is hosting International Student Career Week, featuring a series of events where students can explore global career options, learn valuable interview skills and etiquette, discover international alumni networking and career planning tips, receive helpful information surrounding immigration status, and more.
The events, which run Oct. 24-27, are recommended for students planning for professional life after college, offering important preparation resources to support student success.
The rundown of seminars during Career Week includes:
- Monday, Oct. 24, 4-5:30 p.m.: Immigration Status After Practical Training Discussion
- Monday, Oct. 24, 6:30-8 p.m.: Virtual Alumni Networking “Things I Wish I Knew Sooner“
- Tuesday, Oct. 25, 6-8 p.m.: Mock Interviews, Strategy and Best Practices Workshop
- Wednesday, Oct. 26, 5-6:30 p.m.: Etiquette Dinner
- Thursday, Oct. 27, 6-8 p.m.: Getting Your First Job in the U.S. Information Session
Daniel V. Pack, Syracuse University career exploration specialist, emphasizes how the International Student Career Week can have a positive impact on a student’s professional development goals, highlighting the personalized services available to students within the University’s schools, colleges, units and the Career Services teams throughout the year.
“Alongside the evolving professional development and student experience landscapes, we will continuously pursue opportunities to support professional development success at Syracuse University and beyond,” shares Pack. “Career Services understands the unique challenges that are faced by our international students, and we are committed to doing everything possible to provide resources needed to succeed on their career journeys.”
This story was written by Student Experience communications intern Eden Stratton ’24, S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.