What your heart can do to shape your international student experience

6 Things Your Heart Can Do to Shape Your International Student Experience

Doubtlessly, you have a long list of doings that are important to you that could include studying hard, trying to make new friends, managing expenses, building a good relationship with professors, etc. We want to remind you of six things your heart can do that will have a profound and lasting impact on your journey as an international student.

6 Things to Do for a Career-Driven Summer

There аrе thousands of international ѕtudеntѕ with the ѕаmе gоаl as you: ѕсоrіng a grеаt jоb upon graduation. This summer may make a difference in your career success. I encourage you to tаkе tіmе during the next couple of months tо build уоur professional nеtwоrk, devote to a vоluntееr cause, create your own project, and attend a workshop. You never know where you may land from these experiences.

Navigate the Cross-cultural Map: Feedback

The ways people provide feedback differ in various cultures. Two simple and spot-on tips can help you accurately understand the feedback from your American manager and successfully solicit the constructive criticism.

Dr. Robin Fontana conducts research on Chinese students in the US

Research: Social Barriers Faced by Female Chinese International Students

The number of international students studying in American private high schools has skyrocketed over the past decade. Among these are Chinese females, a vulnerable population under-represented in the literature. This qualitative study looked at the social barriers these students face when transitioning into private American high schools and considered how such schools can better support them.

What do Kung Fu Panda 3 and Stanford Research have in Common?

International students must develop the mindset for success. The article introduces a few tips: remind yourself of your past achievements; reflect on your mistakes; watch out your saboteur voices; break your vision into small actionable steps; celebrate your small milestones; and hire a coach.

Panel discussion on Diversity and Global Issues in the Workplace

Dr. Rahul Choudaha, Principal Coach of interEDGE.org joined an expert panel on”Diversity and Global Issues in the Workplace” at Stony Brook University. He highlighted the challenges faced by international students in transitioning from education to employment. The cross-cultural gaps regarding communication and confidence impede the potential of global talent.

Disrupting your career pathways

International students seeking jobs in the US may find inspiration in four principles of disrupting career offered by Whitney Johnson, author of Disrupt Yourself: Putting the Power of Disruptive Innovation to Work.