International Students

While International Students will find a great deal of support from UMass’ International Programs Office (IPO), SBS also plays an important part of that network of care. SBS academic and career advisors can be contacted for many important questions. Information about resources and experiences can be found below.

How International Students Can Improve Their Chances of Getting H-1B Visas

With this year’s H-1B visa registration season well underway, we spoke with International Student Career Expert Marcelo Barros about what international students should be doing now, common mistakes students make when searching for U.S. employment, and what we can expect …

By Derek Loosvelt - Firsthand
Firsthand
We help applicants, students, job-seekers and professionals like you find the right career path using the power of firsthand experiences.
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Ukraine Crisis Drop-In Support Space

2 p.m. Tuesday, March 8 | via Zoom

Join CCPH in this supportive space for UMass students to connect and share about how the Ukraine war is impacting them.

Pre-register here for Zoom link.

By Center for Counseling & Psychological Health
Center for Counseling & Psychological Health
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Learn about opportunities for bilingual and international students at AlphaSights

On March 8 at 5:00 PM EST, AlphaSights is hosting a webinar, Applying Your Language Skills in an International Environment.

Are you bilingual? AlphaSights is looking for language speakers interested in launching a client-facing career on a dynamic, global team. …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
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UMass has ESL Tutoring support. Any currently enrolled UMass Amherst student (graduate, undergraduate and UWW), visiting scholar or international instructor …

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