Instructional Leadership, emphasis: K-12 School Leadership (MEd)
The San Francisco Peaks

International Career Week

February 19-23, 2024

Join the Center for International Education and Career Development for a week of in-person and virtual sessions focused on helping students to prepare for their future professional careers. You’ll gain valuable information that will help you in the job search including resumé workshops, completing a job search, how to navigate an interview, and important federal regulations international students must keep in mind regarding employment. International Career Week is open to all international students and anyone who aspires to work cross-culturally. If you have any questions about International Career Week, contact Dr. Dylan Rust at

1. Professional Photo Sessions

Location: In-person in the North Quad

Date and time: Feb 19–Feb 22, 2024 (1 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

Session description: Get professional photos taken to post on your LinkedIn profile or for other professional endeavors. Participants must sign up using Calendly for an assigned time.

Sign up using Calendly.

2. Dress for Success

Location: International Pavilion, rooms 104 and 106

Date and time: Feb 19, 2024 (2 p.m. to 6 p.m.)

Session description: International students, it’s time to suit up! At Dress for Success, you can pick out donated professional clothing items that you can wear for job interviews or in the workplace. Space is limited to the first 30 students who RSVP.

Sign up with our sign-up form or use the QR code.

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3. Finding Your Global Career: The Landscape of Jobs & What Employers Seek in Today’s Professionals

Location: Zoom

Date and time: Feb 20, 2024 (4 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

Session description: In this session, we will explore the ever-evolving world of global careers, shedding light on diverse job opportunities and delving into the specific qualities that employers are actively seeking in today’s professionals. Hear from panelists as they share valuable insights into the intricacies of navigating today’s global job market: the key skills and attributes that make job candidates stand out and practical advice on aligning your career goals with the dynamic needs of employers. From uncovering exciting job profiles to understanding the expectations of employers, this session is designed to equip you with the knowledge and perspectives necessary to help put you on your path towards a successful international career.

Featured panelists:

  • Bethany Bennick: Senior International Trade Specialist, U.S. Commercial Service
  • Nicole Buratovich: Senior Manager, Program Management, Amazon
  • Casey Gilchrist: Senior Director, International Business Development, Greater Phoenix Economic Council


  • Kristin Allen: President & CEO, Global Ties Arizona

Access the event using Zoom.

Zoom password: ciecareer

Meeting ID: 820 3844 0409

4. Navigating International Student Experiential Learning Opportunities Utilizing CPT and OPT

Location: Zoom

Date and time: Feb 21, 2024 (4 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

Session description: Advisors from International Student and Scholar Services explain eligibility and the application process to pursue CPT and OPT for international students in the United States.

Access the event using Zoom.

Zoom password: ciecareer

Meeting ID: 873 0130 5207

5. Finding Your First Internship in the United States

Location: Zoom

Date and time: Feb 22, 2024 (4 p.m. to 5 p.m.)

Session description: Learn from a panel of current and former NAU international students about how they found their first internship, career search tips, and their recommendations.

Access the event using Zoom.

Zoom password: ciecareer

Meeting ID: 853 7116 8397

6. Pathways to Employment Visas and Legal Permanent Residency for US University Graduates

Location: International Pavilion

Date and time: Feb 23, 2024 (1 p.m. to 2 p.m.)

Session description: Hear from immigration attorney Jonathan Moore from McCandlish Holton, PC about different employment visas and the US permanent residency process.

7. Passport to Professionalism

Location: Zoom

Date and time: Feb 23, 2024 (3 p.m. to 4 p.m.)

Session description: Did you know only one in ten US students will study abroad while in college? In this webinar hosted by NAU Education Abroad and NAU Career Development, you will learn how to identify and articulate intercultural and transferable skills you gained during your international experience, prepare for interviews, revamp your résumé, and stand out when applying for jobs, graduate programs, grants, etc.

Access the event using Zoom.

Zoom password: ciecareer

Meeting ID: 849 5594 4078