International Student Job Search
The Career Development Center is here to assist you with your job search, whether you are seeking an on-campus position, internship, or full-time career employment.
International students may work on campus, and some students may qualify for off-campus authorization. Contact the International Education Office to determine if you are eligible for off-campus authorization.
Handshake: career development employment database for co-op/internships, full-time career employment, on-campus positions and more!
Update your profile in Handshake (wichitastate.joinhandshake.com) by logging in with your WSU ID and password.
Upload your resume to Handshake.
If your resume was not approved after you uploaded it to Handshake, schedule a resume review with a peer adviser by calling (316) 978-3688.
When your resume is approved in Handshake, you may begin searching and applying for on-campus and full-time employment positions.
MyVisaJobs: online resource for accessing employers who hire international students.
Click on “Search Visa Sponsor” on right side of page.
Type in work, city, and industry of choice.
These companies are employers who have applied for H1-B Visa.
Working on Campus
Visit our webpage (wichita.edu/On-CampusEmployment) to find tips on an effective on-campus job search, as well as additional websites listing on-campus jobs.
Co-op and Internship Program
CPT - Academic program allowing eligible students to accept employment connected to their major field of study.
OPT- Students with F-1 status who have completed or have been pursuing their degrees for more than nine months are permitted to work for one year on a student visa towards getting practical training to complement their education.
H1-B Visa - Most common way for employers to sponsor professional works in U.S. in order to qualify employee must hold a position that requires at least a bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.