As an international student, there are always concerns about which organizations and companies are willing to hire you. Networking should be your first priority when finding potential employers. Then look for organizations that have hired international workers in the past. This is a great way to see the variety of organizations willing to hire international students. These are just some of the resources to help research companies, target a search or focus your networking.

Handshake
Filter jobs by employers that accept CPT/OPT or sponsor international students. However, employers that don’t show up may still be open to hiring international students, they just haven’t checked those boxes.

GoinGlobal
GoinGlobal has approximately 500,000 records of companies that have applied for H1B visas. Look up these companies by industry, job title, state and/or city. Open the link first while on campus, then set up your profile. You’ll be able to access it from anywhere, for free, for three full months. Career Services pays the subscription so you can use it for free!
Note: To access when you are not on campus, please log in via Handshake > Career Center > Resources.

E-Verify
E-Verify is an online program run by the U.S. government that is used mostly by employers to check employee records and eligibility. Search for employers that provide work authorization and sponsorship.

H1 B - US Department of Labor
Visa information and a job search tool.

My Visa Jobs
Find the top 100 employers who offer visa sponsorship. Check out the top 100 industries that have international workers in the United States, as well as the top 100 green card sponsors.

International Career Fairs and Forums

  • MIT brings together native European and European-interested students and businesses at one of the largest annual career fairs, European Career Fair.
  • DISCO International organizes English-Japanese bilingual career forums, with one of its largest fairs taking place in Boston each fall. They also hold forums in Los Angeles, New York, London, Sydney and Tokyo.