Career Development

Start building toward your dream job with career development planning today.

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Achieve success beyond school

Career and professional development is an important way to make the most of your higher education experience. That’s why MPOWER enables its students to succeed beyond the lecture hall, with resources and exclusive career services for MPOWER borrowers. 

Career preparation for international students

Everything you need to know about jobs for international students, from resume and interview tips to networking strategies – so you can land and succeed in your dream job. 

12+ Resume Dos and Dont’s | Resume Tips

Your resume is the most important document in your job search process! Here’s how to make it stand out and help you secure an interview.

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How to Find a Job in the USA as an International Student

We know the challenges of finding a job as an international student because we’ve been through it! Here are our top tips and tricks for finding a job, based on our experience.

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The True Goal of Networking

Networking is a great way to find potential jobs and build your professional community in the U.S. Read our top tips for successful networking.

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Fast facts about working in the U.S.

Looking to land a job in the U.S.? We can’t wait to see what you achieve! Here’s what you need to know about working abroad as an international student:

  • Start your search early so employers have time to work through any visa requirements.
  • Understand your visa status and what you need from your employer so there aren’t any misunderstandings during the hiring process. 
  • Check out your school’s free career resources! This is a great way to build your network and find employers.

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Working in Canada

Like working in the U.S., finding work in Canada as an international student involves understanding work-permit requirements, finding the right employers for your visa status, and working with your Canadian school to tap into available alumni and career development opportunities. Get information on why studying in Canada could lead to a career abroad.

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Job preparation starts in school

There’s so much to take advantage of in terms of career development while you’re studying abroad. Most universities in the U.S. have extensive alumni networks and career centers dedicated to helping students prepare for the workforce. MPOWER also offers free career development assistance through many services like exclusive webinars, 1:1 career consultation, and interview preparation through the Path2Success program.

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