Do you have questions about employment at and beyond F&M? Are you considering graduate school in the future?   

  • The Office of Student and Post-Graduate Development (OSPGD) helps F-1 international students explore and identify career paths, learn about the job market in the U.S. and abroad, develop effective job search tools, and prepare for graduate school.
  • The Office of International Student Services helps F-1 international students determine the legal and appropriate processes to follow in order to gain work experience.

​Use the prompts below to learn about resources offered by both offices. 

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OSPGD has compiled the below resources for F&M students. This information is not intended to serve as or in place of legal guidance. OSPGD does not accept any responsibility or liability for the accuracy, content, completeness, legality, or reliability of the information contained on referenced websites.

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You can search for and read about specific resources in this section.  In the section below, are brief profiles of F1 internsational students and alumni.  


F&M's Office of Student & Post-Graduate Development and Office of International Programs are pleased to partner on offering to students and graduates Interstride, an interactive career platform designed to enhance the career exploration and opportunity search experience for international students and students looking to live and work globally. 

  • Interstride features:

    • U.S. Visa and Country Insights - Search for and learn about which employers have sponsored H1-B visas and access guides to numerous countries including region-specific job postings, culture, health and safety information, and more.

    • Job and Internship Opportunities - Review a robust database of real-time job and internship postings from top global employers and U.S. employers proven to hire international students.

    • Networking and Mentorship - Connect and mentor with classmates and alumni who have navigated similar opportunity searches in the past.

    • Webinars and Workshops - Benefit from free monthly workshops and webinars on international job search and visa-related topics.

    • Productivity - Organize your exploration and search with checklists, career assessments, meeting trackers, and more.  

International Student Features 

Story 2/24/2023

The Most Cozy Campus Spots

We asked students to share their favorite cozy campus spaces. From local cafes to academic lounge areas, see the top spaces to study or socialize on a chilly day. 

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Story 2/10/2023

Off-Campus Study: Muna Sultana '24

Government and International Studies Joint Major spends a semester in Amman, Jordan.

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Story 2/2/2023

Off-Campus Study: Yuhui "Hidy" Li ‘23

Anthropology and Psychology major spends a semester in Copenhagen. 

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Story 1/23/2023

No Fault in Our Stars for Aspiring Astronaut

F&M first-year student Menelaos Raptis was just 7 years old when he received his first telescope. Follow the aspiring astronaut's journey from Greece to Lancaster.   

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The Obamas and Brian Chesky announce the inaugural cohort of Voyager Scholarship recipients
Story 9/16/2022

Sultana Becomes F&M’s First Obama Foundation Voyager Scholar

F&M junior Munahil Sultana has been named a recipient of the inaugural Obama-Chesky Scholarship for Public Service. 

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