International Students

The Greene Center and our colleagues at the International Services Office (ISO) work together to support international students and alumni of the University of Rochester.  We encourage you to build relationships with people at both of our offices to learn about our services and resources and to understand how your immigration status influences your career search.

The Greene Center

The Greene Center provides services and support including:

  • Career education, exploration and advising services and resources to craft strategies and understand employment options (internships and jobs)
  • Help with identifying employers that are likely to provide immigration sponsorship
  • Opportunities to connect with employers and alumni

Essential International Student Job-Search Strategies for 2022

Due to the pandemic and difficulties of obtaining student visas, international enrollment in U.S. universities saw a slight decline during the 2019-2020 academic year. That’s the bad news. The good news is international student enrollment at U.S. schools seems to …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
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Job-Search Strategies for International Students Who Didn’t Win the 2022 H-1B Lottery

In the recent H-1B visa lottery, 483,927 applications were filed for only 85,000 available visas. This means that more than 80 percent of applicants wanting an H-1B visa, which allows internationals to work in the U.S., won’t get one.

To …

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Resources and Tools

Interstride co-founder Nitin Agrawal shares information in this webinar on how to navigate the job search process as an international …

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