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Advice for International Students Looking for Sponsorship in 2024

by Vault Careers | February 05, 2024

With this year’s H-1B visa registration season quickly approaching, we address what international students should be doing now to get hired in 2024.

A Look at Magic Circle Firms in the U.S.

by Maria Ho | January 09, 2024

In this post by Vault's head of research Maria Ho, we take a look at the U.S. performance of Magic Circle firms in our Annual Associate Survey.

Job Search Advice for International Students for the 2023-2024 Academic Year

by Derek Loosvelt | September 13, 2023

We spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros about the state of the international student job search, the H1-B visa lottery, and more.

5 Tips for Navigating the H-1B Visa Process

by Richard Herman | August 05, 2022

If you’re at a crossroads about the ideal approach to take when petitioning for an H1-B visa, you’ll want to use the following five tips.

Job-Search Strategies for International Students Who Didn’t Win the 2022 H-1B Lottery

by Derek Loosvelt | June 06, 2022

To better understand the options available to students who didn’t win an H-1B visa this year, we spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros.

How International Students Can Improve Their Chances of Getting H-1B Visas

by Derek Loosvelt | March 13, 2022

This year’s H-1B visa registration season is well underway. Here's what international students need to be doing now.

MBA Virtual Career Fair: International Student Job Search Fireside Chat

by Firsthand | March 03, 2022

This special chat is geared towards international MBAs, and covers the H-1B lottery, the advantages that international students bring to employers, and more.

Register for Firsthand's MBA Virtual Career Fair

by Firsthand | January 04, 2022

On February 11, Firsthand will host an MBA Virtual Career Fair for MBAs looking for internships and full-time roles. Find out more and how to register here.

50 Most Prestigious Internships for 2022

by Firsthand | November 09, 2021

Based on our survey of more than 11,400 interns, here are the 50 Most Prestigious Internships for 2022.

Essential International Student Job-Search Strategies for 2022

by Derek Loosvelt | November 08, 2021

Here, we discuss what international students can do to improve their chances of securing great jobs in the U.S. after graduation.