International Students

Empowering International Scholars for Success!

The Office of Career Strategy is a dedicated team guiding individuals toward global career success. We offer comprehensive support and resources to international students and professionals, helping them navigate the dynamic job market worldwide. Our goal is to address the unique needs of international scholars and define their career goals. We cover diverse fields such as Higher Education, Information and Technology, Manufacturing, Advertising, Health Sciences, Business, and Government globally. We highlight your value as an international candidate for various careers. Our OCS career advisors enhances your resume and skills through personalized advising and workshops for all graduate students and postdoctoral fellows . Services are available from the first year onwards, providing specialized workshops and seminars.

Understand Immigration Regulations Affecting Your Employment Status

The Office of International Students & Scholars (OISS) has the expertise to help you fully understand the immigrations regulations and work permissions that will affect your job search. They provide essential assistance for various paperwork processes, such as Curricular Practical Training (CPT), Optional Practical Training (OPT), and H-1B visa applications. They ensure that students have a clear understanding of the requirements and deadlines for each process, helping them navigate through the intricacies of US immigration regulations.

Improve Your Written and Spoken English

Learn About Cultural Differences

Focus Your Job Search

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Career Strategy Essentials with the Office of Career Strategy (GSAS and Postdocs, Spring 2024)

Join OCS this spring for a series of career strategy workshops designed to help you navigate your career journey! We will introduce the many OCS resources at your disposal and cover essential skills like crafting a resume, building your professional …

By Jacob Gonzalez (he/him)
Jacob Gonzalez (he/him) Senior Associate Director, Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Services
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Summer Experience Award – Finding Opportunities

For eligible students, there are many opportunities that meet the requirements for funding through the Summer Experience Award. Yale’s Office of Career Strategy has the following tips as you start to search.

After you have narrowed down the above options, …

By Lisa Blees
Lisa Blees Assistant Director, Programming & Internal Relations
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Quick Questions Appointments Now Open for GSAS Masters!

The Office of Career Strategy (OCS) would like to welcome Aditya Kumar and Himanshu Krishnan, our new Quick Questions (QQ) Advisors dedicated to GSAS Masters students. Get feedback on your resumes, cover letters, interview, or networking event preparation. Whatever stage …

By Jacob Gonzalez (he/him)
Jacob Gonzalez (he/him) Senior Associate Director, Graduate and Postdoctoral Career Services
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CONTACT & LOCATION

Phone
(203) 432-0803
Address

55 Whitney Avenue, 3rd Fl.
New Haven, CT 06510

SERVICE HOURS

Day of the week
Academic Year Summer Hours
Monday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Tuesday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Wednesday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Thursday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm
Friday 8:30am - 5pm 8:30am - 4:30pm

The office is closed weekends, holidays, and recess days.