Job Searching for International Students, Part 1

Today we would like to answer some common questions about the logistics of working as an international student in the US and give you some tips for job searching.
What is CPT?

F-1 Curricular Practical Training CPT is a type …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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February and March Food Conferences (Most Are Free!)

It is the conference season! We hope you’ve had an amazing start to this semester. Here are some free/low-cost conferences for this February and March.

Waste Management Forum

Join WM to hear from inspiring sustainability leaders and how we can …

By Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou
Fangruo (Ingrid) Zhou Student Ambassador
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How to Handle Job Rejection Letdown

By leszekglasner

It takes a lot of time, patience, and courage to submit a job application, especially for a job you’re really excited about. But what happens when you receive a call or email from the job you thought you …

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Getting a Foot in the Door: Advice from Friedman School Alumni

I had the pleasure of attending the Block Career Center’s Virtual Midwest Career Trip on November 19, and here are just a few of the amazing insights shared by alumni panelists from Cargill, Compass/E15, Kellogg, and the Wallace Center at …

By Susannah Krenn
Susannah Krenn Assistant Director, Communications & Marketing / Career Advisor
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Opportunities of the Week: Graduate Writing Retreat

Opportunities of the Week is a recurring feature of the Block Career Center blog. If you hear about an opportunity (event, job or internship listing, etc.) that fellow Friedman students would find interesting, please let us know! Email Susannah at

By Beth Jameson, MA
Beth Jameson, MA Administrative Coordinator
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Featured Resources

Need a Resume Review or Career Advising Appointment?

Prior to your appointment, we strongly encourage you to utilize VMock and …

Schedule a Conversation with an Alumni Volunteer Today!

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Have you ever questioned the value of networking or informational interviewing? If so, you’re not alone.

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