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WEBINAR: How to Get a Job in the US

Get the inside knowledge you need to be competitive in your search

Note! This course is included in the Get Hired: The US Job Search subscription package. Get the details here.


This course is a recording of the webinar Checklist: How to Get a Job in the US on April 5, 2018.

Included in this package is:

  • 1 hour webinar with student Q&A
  • Slides from the webinar
  • Resources discussed in the webinar

This webinar includes an overview of:

  • What employers expect from international students
  • How to stand out to employers
  • How to deal with rejection
  • How to find companies that sponsor H1B
  • The US job search process and informational interviews
  • How to convince employers to hire you

This webinar features questions and answers about internships from international students across the US. Some of the questions asked and answered:

  • Does certifications help to showcase such skills?
  • Many companies do not want to hire international MS student because of sponsoring for H1b,what should MS do then?
  • How do you contact recruiters if we don't know their emails?
  • Does it take a 1000 rejections to get hired?
  • What is the job scenario for PhD students?
  • Does having a STEM degree give international students an advantage?
  • What if I am a computer engineer and a MBA student?
  • Do start-ups sponsor H1B visa?
  • I've had a lot of people advise me to take a year or two off to work before applying for grad school, but is that really an option if I can't get a job here in the US? Is going straight to grad school a bad idea?
  • I'm in the west coast but I want to find a job in the east coast. Is there other ways to do informational interviews?
  • What do you think of visa opportunities in the entertainment/event services industry?
  • Here's a preview of a few slides and the content discussed.


Your Instructor


Nicolle Merrill
Nicolle Merrill

I'm the founder of GlobalMe School. I'm a former international MBA career coach at Yale School of Management. At Yale SOM, I coached students to land positions at top employers like Amazon, Google, Facebook, Microsoft, IDEO, as well diverse organizations from top-tier consulting firms to startups. I partnered with recruiters across the world to understand emerging trends and opportunities in technology, design and innovation, and energy industry spaces.

I write on the future of work and online education at futureskills.com. You can find me on Twitter and LinkedIn too.


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