A Constellation: Our Emerson International Students Near and Far

Emerson College has been described as having a “vertical campus” made up of buildings interspersed with others in the heart of Boston’s city center. It is not physically unified by large swatches of green grass and diagonal sidewalks joining academic and administrative buildings like many picturesque U.S. college campuses. We have the Boston Common across …

Jimmy Hikmatullah ’20: Coding a Career

Welcome to Emersonian International, a new spotlight series featuring career stories of Emerson’s international students and alumni. Whether in the U.S., in their home countries, or somewhere in between, international Emersonians are finding internships, engaged in their communities, and creating opportunities for themselves to develop their skills and move forward in their careers. For our fourth …

Ye Huang ’20: Strategizing Content and A Career

Welcome to Emersonian International, a new spotlight series featuring career stories of Emerson’s international students and alumni. Whether in the U.S., in their home countries, or somewhere in between, international Emersonians are finding internships, engaged in their communities, and creating opportunities for themselves to develop their skills and move forward in their careers. For our third …

Isabela Gonzalez Contreras ’22: From Visitor to Intern at Spotify

Welcome to Emersonian International, a new spotlight series featuring career stories of Emerson’s international students and alumni. Whether in the U.S., in their home countries, or somewhere in between, international Emersonians are finding internships, engaged in their communities, and creating opportunities for themselves to develop their skills and move forward in their careers. For our second …

Alison Qu ’20: International Perspectives and Shaping Change

Welcome to Emersonian International, a brand new spotlight series featuring career stories of Emerson’s international students and alumni. Whether in the U.S., in their home countries, or somewhere in between, international Emersonians are finding internships, engaged in their communities, and creating opportunities for themselves to develop their skills and move forward in their careers. For …

A Note from International Student Career Services

Ready to get out there to put your new Emerson degree to work? As an international student, remember that you may have unique skills that will set you apart in the job search, including adaptability, intercultural perspective, and second language fluency.  Your Optional Practical Training (OPT) work permission allows you to work up to 12 …