UMass Lowell International Student & Scholars Office
Information on taxation, visas, SEVIS, OPT and CPT, and more, including possible on-campus employers.
Now the largest and most trusted employment website for foreign workers seeking opportunities in United States.
GoinGlobal - An extensive source of country-and-city- specific career and employment information. This database also contains state, metro and US-wide H1B records gathered directly from the US Department of Labor (DOL), the government agency responsible for all H1B submissions.
Networking Resources and Ideas for International Students
Making connections and building professional relationships with people can make a big difference when you're exploring and applying for job or internship opportunities.
English-language Conversation Circles
For beginning and more advanced English speakers, the Chelmsford Public Library offers free conversation circles. You can also check out these resources for Informal English Language Programs (pdf) and I-20 English Language Programs (pdf).
You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader to view any pdf files. It can be download for free from the Adobe website.
Income Taxes in America
The U.S. income tax system, which is based on voluntary compliance, is different from the tax systems found in other countries. Each year, usually by April 15, you are required to complete and mail (file) an income tax return to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
"Looking for Work in the United States of America" by The International Student Exchange and Study Abroad Resource Center
This is a brief abstract of the Looking for Work in the United States America Guide, highlighting the main focus points. It covers topics such as obtaining US work permits, writing a resume and application letter for the US job market, do's and don'ts in the US workplace, and management culture in the USA.
Information about Student Aid
Information on other money matters, immigration, visa, and financial aid issues.