Securing an Internship as an International Student: My Experience with Badger Maps

By Paula Chiamulera Böhler, Guest Writer The search for internships and jobs in general is an arduous task for any young professional, but an even harder one for international students such as myself and many of my peers at Thunderbird. Nonresident aliens (yes, that is the technical name given to foreigners under U.S. law) that […]

What Does It Take to Have Executive Presence?

Courtesy of Anne Miller

By Amanda Cardini, Editor-in-Chief A few weeks ago, a fellow T-bird told me about an experience they had at a career conference. At the conference this T-bird interviewed with a very successful, well-known company. At the conclusion of the interview, the company employee conducting it informed this person that they weren’t “loud enough” and lacked […]

Job Opportunities Back Home

By Makarand Gawade, Staff Writer Being an international student in the US, I have experienced the uncertainty and frustration that come from a job search, mainly due to visa sponsorship. H-1B visa cap and now the lottery system (random selection) make the job search more daunting for international students. Increasingly more and more US employers […]

TFA hosts a video conference with Career Coach-Rod Colon

On Friday, the Thunderbird Finance Association held a video conference with one of the best Career Coaches of the country, Mr. Rod Colon. He is the CEO and founder of Empowering Today’s Professionals. Rod has appeared on Bronxnet “Open” cable TV show. He is also weekly co-host of syndicated radio show YOUR CAREER IS CALLING, […]

Staying Motivated During the Job Search

by: Porter Searcy ’11 “Graduation is a week away and I don’t have a job.” Sound familiar? You’re not alone. Through sharing my own story and the struggles that go along with it, I hope to shed some insight into the difficulties of the ever-impending job search process. To help frame the story, I’ll first […]