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.

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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.  

Student & Alumni Profiles 

Yousra Chaabane '19

Yousra Chaabane, a Government major and Area Studies minor from the Netherlands, interned with the United Nations Development Programme during summer 2018  in Amman, Jordan. She was able to fund her stay through the Sidney Wise Fellowship from the Government Department. She heard about the internship through alumni connections.  

Misa Katagi '19

Misa Katagi, a BOS major from Japan, interned at Saatchi & Saatchi Shanghai, an advertising agency, in Shanghai, China during summer 2018. She also studied Chinese at a local university. She found this opportunity through research and with the help of F&M Chinese professors. Her travels were funded by the Paul A. Mueller, Jr. Summer Travel Award.

Prsni Patel '20

Prsni Patel, a Psychology major from Mumbai, India conducted cross-cultural research in summer 2018, funded through the Psychology Department.  In June/July 2018, she was a member of F&M's Ware Institute for Civic Engagement's PSSI Cohort Program, through which she interned at the North Museum of Nature and Science. 

Axel Ntwari '17

Axel Ntwari, a Computer Science major from Burundi, interned at Amazon HQ in Seattle, WA as a Software Development Engineering Intern in the summer of  2016.  Thereafter, he was offered full-time employment which he began after he graduated from F&M.  He is currently continuing to work at Amazon through an OPT STEM extension.