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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.

6 Options for International Students Who Didn’t Win the H-1B Lottery

by Derek Loosvelt | May 04, 2021

We spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros about the options available to international students who didn't win the H-1B lottery.

3 Essential Job-Search Strategies for International Students in 2021

by Derek Loosvelt | January 28, 2021

Now that Biden is in office, are there new job-search strategies international students should be using? We spoke with career expert Marcelo Barros to find out.

How Will a Biden Presidency Affect International Students' Job Search?

by Derek Loosvelt | November 17, 2020

We spoke with international student career expert Marcelo Barros to get a sense of how a Biden presidency will affect international students’ U.S. job search.

How the Trump Administration's New H-1B Wage-Increase Rule Affects International Students

by Derek Loosvelt | October 15, 2020

In the wake of a new rule raising the wages that employers must pay H-1B visa holders, we spoke to international student career expert Marcelo Barros.