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How to get hired by Microsoft, Facebook or IBM after your internship?

News Source:, August 14, 2017 Internships at large companies such as Microsoft, Facebook, and IBM are highly sought after by college students because of the high income (as much as $8,000 per month) as well as the strong possibility of getting hired when finished.  However, there are things you can do to make yourself stand […]

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Top 30 U.S. Companies of New H-1B Petitions Approved in 2016

News Source: National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP), a Washington-based non-profit think-tank. Title of Report: "H-1B Visas by the Numbers," published on June 1, 2017 H-1B Visa Issued against the Cap YearCAPApproved#Unused199265,00048,60016,400199365,00061,6003,400199465,00060,3004,700199565,00054,20010,800199665,00055,1009,900199765,00065,0000199865,00065,00001999115,000115,00002000115,000115,00002001195,000163,60031,4002002195,00079,100115,9002003195,00078,000117,000200465,00065,0000200565,00065,0000200665,00065,0000200765,00065,0000200865,00065,0000200965,00065,0000201065,00065,0000201165,00065,0000201265,00065,0000201365,00065,0000201465,00065,0000201565,00065,0000201665,00065,0000201765,00065,0000201865,00065,0000/* Here you can add custom CSS for the current table */ /* Lean more about CSS: */ /* To prevent the use [...]
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“Facts and Numbers – More International Students Work in U.S.” (Part 2)

4. Graduates of STEM Majors Have Higher Employment Rates Majors with the top three employment rate among the most numerous graduates: Computer Engineering (76%) Mechanical Engineering (75%) Electrical and Electronics Engineering (75%) 5. Over 50% of those who were approved for OPT are from China and India Data for the table below are from: Pew [...]
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“Facts and Numbers – More International Students Work in U.S.” (Part 1)

F-1 Students and Employment points out: F-1 students may not work off-campus during the first academic year but may accept on-campus employment subject to certain conditions and restrictions. After the first academic year, F-1 students may engage in three types of off-campus employment: Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Optional Practical Training (OPT) (pre-completion or post-completion) Science, [...]
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OPT: More Foreign Students Stay in U.S. to Work

Foreign Students Work in U.S. - What's OPT According to USCIS- Optional Practical Training (OPT) is temporary employment that is directly related to an F-1 student’s major area of study. Eligible students can apply to receive up to 12 months of OPT employment authorization before completing their academic studies (pre-completion) and/or after completing their academic [...]
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The 5 Best Paying Summer Internships in Finance

Many international students have worked as interns at some point during their studies abroad.  And many interns are hired by the same companies they had worked for after graduation. These opportunities still exist for interns working in the United States! Financial news network CNBC tells you where to apply for internships this Summer  – with [...]
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International Students: OPT and Getting Hired in the U.S.A.

It is becoming increasingly more difficult for international students to get hired by U.S. companies.  Even a graduate-to-be from schools such as Duke University may feel pressured to find an employer both worthy of their qualifications, and who will qualify their legal employment status in the U.S. upon graduation. An article published by Duke University [...]
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