What comes to your mind when you think about earning some extra money in Las Vegas? Of course, the first thing that pops in your head is a waiter, then casino dealer, hotel receptionist, etc. Why? Because you are not that confident in your own skills, especially as an international student in a foreign country, and reckon that you may not be able to find a normal job that is related to your college major. Well, maybe you are right on this one as you don’t have enough knowledge or experience yet, but there is a better way out of this situation that can bring you much more benefits – a paid internship. Continue reading
Abroad, overseas, foreign, or just out of country is not ambitious enough as an answer for your career. Yes, you want to go abroad and it sounds cool and à la mode, but just willing does not guarantee a good career. Not every state in the USA is the best for every profession, and not every profession is good for you because you come from that one state of the USA. Does it make any sense? We hope it does, because that would mean you will search your options carefully, before embarking on your journey. So, what is your real calling?
In the 19th century, answering this question might have been a real challenge, but lucky we are, the internet is your fortune, because it has made available for us a career personality quiz, free of cost. Continue reading
“Travel often; getting lost will help you find yourself” – Holstee Manifesto
It is a known and established fact that it is only when we get miles away from expectations and from watchful eyes of our adults and find ourselves amidst all kinds of new people with different personalities, different hobbies and face with so many choices, we really get to ask ourselves the question, “Who am I? What is the right career for my personality?”
Something similar is experienced by international students and it takes them to an entirely different part of the world, and far away from home to find their true calling in life. However, such a critical decision is not something that can be taken from listening to advice and giving into peer pressure, but rather, it can be reached by putting your nose in a book, one that will help you choose your ultimate career path. The following books will help students – whether they are in their first semester, final year or have already graduated and planning to settle down in this foreign country – choose the right career path that aligns perfectly with their personality. Continue reading
While local money from parents might seem a blessing to many area-based hometown college students, international students don’t exactly have the same luxury. When things go wrong, walking to mom’s house might be a little harder when it involves crossing an ocean.
For this reason among others, international students often struggle making extra money on the side to pay for the explosively rising tuition rates and side expenses academia include. But there are many different outlets for students to accomplish this, and the list encompasses plenty of different skills. Continue reading
Being a student is like walking in the fog; you just never know what is going to be with you when it clears. But, that is child’s play compared to being a student in a foreign country, where you are simply trying to herd cats.
And that is not an exaggeration, especially if a student has been trying to pull several tricks at once, like trying to take time out for a job, attending classes, studying for the said classes, being social, and trying to get some sleep. While all the other things are a part and a parcel of being a student, taking responsibility and getting a job at such a tender age might be a bit cruel.
So, you are in the last term of your studies and looking out for potential careers you can opt for? Superb, you have just landed on the right page!
There’s no doubt that this world is full of opportunities for people who are willing to achieve big in life (we are sure you are one of those). But getting opportunities does not mean grabbing anything whatever comes first in front of you, right? You need to sit back, relax and think what’s best for you and what’s not.
Okay, enough of the mystery now! Moving on the main topic of which career you should opt for. Well, sales industry is the answer, hands down! Sales careers have been booming for quite a while now. People are opting for a variety of sales careers regardless of their field of study.
Before you start racking your brains, let’s begin with the 5 best sales careers that we have short-listed for you!
If you can’t make it to the trip all your friends are preparing to go to during spring break, then you don’t have to be in despair or rush to look for a job that would pay you enough in order to make enough cash for the trip. Instead, use all that you have learned in the writing department over the years to good use. You might be great at research or words just come to you; writing could be your knight in shining armor when you are hurting for cash in college.
“You don’t want the opinion of another writer.” Ernest Hemingway was on to something when he said that in a Midnight in Paris and that is exactly what you should do too; if you think that you have what it takes! Here are 7 ways you can put your writing skills to some lucrative use in college and we don’t mean writing other student’s papers for them.
If you are like most college students, international or local, you are probably always just a little broke. For an international student, making a little extra pocket change could be even harder than your local friends. This can stem from a lot of things including too little time as you are already adapting to so much. A great way for you to earn some extra cash could well be participating in paid survey opportunities. Relax, it’s not as scary as it may sound at first. All they want is your opinion and unique point of view. You have those, right? Great, then you already have the basic tools you need to take on this task. The rest of the stuff you can learn along the way, including a few valuable bits right here and now.
If you are like most college students, you could probably use a little extra cash in your pockets. But, most students find it hard to fit a job into their full schedules. If you are an international student this becomes even harder since studying takes an extra amount of time but your need for funds doesn’t change. In fact, your need may even be greater as you try to assimilate yourself into the American culture. So, what is a person to do? Perhaps the best solution is to find an online job that doesn’t cost you anything to get working and making money. Let’s take a look at the 5 best online jobs without investment.
It’s not always easy to decide where you’d like to work. There are so many factors to be considered. But, in this ever more high tech world, odds are there will be a computer in your future. If you are an international student in the USA or a student who wants to head to the USA for future studies, you need to consider the profession of a digital marketing expert and working for the best digital marketing agencies. You may be asking yourself why this industry. The answers are plentiful and a few may even surprise you. Let’s look at a few.