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.

Optimizing your job search strategy as an international student

Finding a job can be intimidating, especially for international students facing unique obstacles like work authorization and visa sponsorship. Finding and applying to jobs abroad can be a challenging process, and some employers are reluctant to front the costs of …

By Interstride
Interstride
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What you need to know about applying for SBS in DC

Have you ever wanted to know about the SBS in DC program?  Would you like to get feedback on your resume and personal statement in order to be considered for a spot in the program during summer 2022?  SBS sophomores, …

By Felicia Griffin-Fennell
Felicia Griffin-Fennell Director of Academic Fellows Program & Lecturer in Sociology Felicia Griffin-Fennell
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Fake job offers are on the rise – Spotting Fraudulent Employers

Protect Yourself from Scams

In the last few weeks, we’ve heard from several students who have received emails from fraudulent or fake employers.  Fortunately, none of them fell for the scam!

An employer that seems “fraudulent” or illegitimate should be …

By Carol Sharick
Carol Sharick Director of Career and Professional Development for Undergraduates, College of Social and Behavioral Sciences Carol Sharick
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