The commonly known challenges for Chinese students include social barriers, campus integration, and career development. To battle these three challenges, intercultural competence stands as one key solution.
A qualitative research completed by M. Martinez provides a rare view of the post-graduation life of former international students from mainland China. The study describes how Chinese students who completed a graduate degree in the United States utilize the leadership skills they developed while in the United States.
For international students to be successful in the US job market, unlearning is even more important than learning. Unlearning our cultural conditioning shapes our mindset and strengthen our critical soft skills.
What is the impact of President-elect Donald Trump on attractiveness of the US as a destination for international students? Will it hinder career opportunities?interEDGE.org co-founder, Dr. Rahul Choudaha, published two commentaries and his perspectives have been mentioned in 20 publications.
International students are advised to attend networking events, request informational interviews, and to connect with alumni and many others. However, these networking approaches are not working as magically as we had hoped. What is the problem?
Email and message are our primary means of communication in the professional context and beyond. International students need to recognize the importance of professionalism and cultural adaptation in our virtual communication. Here are four cross-cultural email tips.
interEDGE interviewed Ruihan Shen, who is a former international student and a recruiter at the American Institutesfor Research, on career advice for international students.