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What Engineering Major Should You Choose as an International Student Based on Job Growth

This article was originally published by staff on Interstride.

There are many advantages for international students who choose an engineering major. Qualified engineers are in high demand in the U.S. which means employers are more likely to sponsor foreign workers …

By Hal Matthews (he/him)
Hal Matthews (he/him) Associate Director, Global Careers
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Fast Track Your Green Card: How a PhD Accelerates Your Immigration Process

This article was originally published in the New Immigrant Insider by Dr. Aditi Paul.

In 2009, as I prepared to move to the US, my sister gave me a piece of advice that I hated with all my guts.

“Don’t …

By Hal Matthews (he/him)
Hal Matthews (he/him) Associate Director, Global Careers
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Immigration Agency Adds New STEM OPT Fields For Students

This article was originally published in Forbes, written by Stuart Anderson.

The United States will add eight new fields of study for international students seeking to gain practical work experience in America, according to an announcement in the Federal Register. …

By Hal Matthews (he/him)
Hal Matthews (he/him) Associate Director, Global Careers
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I’m the Talent Acquisition Leader at PwC. Here’s What I Look For

Rod Adams is the talent acquisition and onboarding leader across the U.S. and Mexico for PwC, one of the largest professional services firms in the world. PwC offers careers in audit services, consulting services, tax services, products and technology, and …

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H1-B visa program still popular among tech employers even as they cut back

This article was originally published by Neetish Basnet in the Puget Sound Business Journal.

Employers in Washington need high-skill foreign workers. Specifically, one nuclear engineer, 35 biostatisticians, 737 graphic designers, 4,245 research analysts, 1,893 data scientists and 33,983 software developers.

Those are just some of the …

By Hal Matthews (he/him)
Hal Matthews (he/him) Associate Director, Global Careers
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