Career Development Tools

From the Developing Support Services for International Students Toolkit

Topics: International Students, Special Populations, Student Experience, Student Affairs, Academic Integrity and Student Conduct, Academic Support Programs, Career Services, Diversity and Multiculturalism, Student Health and Wellness, Mental Health and Counseling, Student Organizations and Activities

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This section of the Developing Support Services for International Students Toolkit includes a career website audit, a guide to external resources, career fair and networking preparation guides, a networking quick reference sheet, and more.

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International Student Career Website Audit

If your institution has developed a dedicated career website for international students, use the following questions to assess how comprehensively your site serves their career development and job search needs.

Purpose: For each "No" response in the form below, consider which resources and staff time it would require to add these features.


Guide to Building a Certificate Program

Occupied by other academic and social concerns, many international students fail to take full advantage of the comprehensive range of career development resources offered on campus. Some schools have found success in increasing participation through bundling resources with a certificate program.

Purpose: Find out how to build a certificate program to incentivize students to engage more comprehensively with career development.


  • Check out the related study

    Supporting International Students on Campus outlines 17 practices to facilitate a smooth transition to campus, prepare international students for success in the classroom and job search, and more. Read the study.