Sponsored Job Search Resources
- Nittany Lion Careers: Lists internships and jobs on this posting board exclusively for Penn State students and alumni. Log in using your Penn State ID.
- When searching for jobs, “choose yes” in Advanced Search to identify employers who provide visa sponsorship. However, be advised, not all employers identify as visa sponsoring organizations.
- Going Global: Provides specific search function to find U.S. companies that accept H-1B visas. Log in using your Penn State ID.
Immigration and Employment Regulation Resources
- Global Penn State: Online portal of resources for international students
- International Student and Scholar Advising (ISSA): Advising and immigration services for all Penn State international students
- Submit A Question to ISSA
- International Student Services (ISS): Immigration advising for international students at Penn State Behrend
Discussing International Status with Employers
Common Question #1: Should I list my visa status on my résumé?
Your visa status should not be included on your résumé. Hiring managers will ask the appropriate questions during the recruitment process. You should never lie about your visa status. Employers may ask if you are legally authorized to work in the United States; they cannot ask about your nationality, place of birth, or citizenship.
Common Question #2: When do I reveal I am an international student in the hiring process?
It is usually recommended that students address their work status during the first or second interview, but no later than the time of the job offer. For assistance with adjusting to campus and U.S. culture, and other support services, contact International Student Services in Perry Hall, call 814-898-6031, or visit the ISS website.
- International Student Scholarships
- NAFSA — National Association of International Educators
- Study USA Scholarships for International Students
- Abroad Planet
- Cultural Vistas
- Diversity Jobs
- Employer Sponsoring Visa Database
- Entrepreneurship Guide for Immigrants and Refugees
- Grad Siren
- Going Global
- H1B Visa Sponsors Database
- International Association for the Exchange of Students for Technical Experience (IAESTE)
- International Student
- My Visa Jobs
- Nittany Lion Careers
- OPT Nation
- Foreign Born — Best resource for entering and living in the USA
- Y-Axis — Life Abroad Resources