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How to search for student worker jobs on campus

August 5, 2010 by app2usadvisor  
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Most of incoming students are not funded from the beginning, and they need to look for student worker jobs to support themselves. In addition to money, these jobs can help gain some valuable experience and open some doors for possible assistantship at the same place. Here are some tips [...]

A year at Stanford: reflections on graduation day

June 26, 2009 by app2usadvisor  
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Contributed by our user Kushagra Mittal on 14th June, 2009, Palo Alto, California.

My mind is full of mixed feelings while I write this article on the day of my graduation commencement ceremony, which is Stanford’s 118th commencement. A year has passed so quickly but I still vividly remember the first day at campus, arrived here [...]

Facebook is hiring on campus

February 5, 2009 by app2usadvisor  
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Facebook is one of the fastest growing technology companies and is a highly sought-after employer for the students of computer science. These days facebook is visiting top universities for hiring interns and fresh graduates. We got the list of universities and dates of interviews from facebook website. Please visit facebook job [...]

Minimum wage increase – good news for students

August 2, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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The students who are not lucky enough to get an assistantship on campus may have to work in a variety of jobs which are not exactly high end – and end up getting paid the minimum hourly wages.

USA has strict laws on minimum hourly wages. Different states have their own minimum [...]

17 Months OPT Extension – 29 months OPT for STEM fields

April 28, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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International students graduating from US Universities require either a valid visa like H1B or the OPT to work full-time. Those who fail to get an OPT or H1B must return to their native countries.

The H1B visa process is long and a new H1B worked can start to work on H1B status only starting [...]

Post Doc and Research Assistantship Opportunity

March 18, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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Wireless Sensors and Mobile Ad Hoc Networks (WiSe MANet) Lab at the University of Memphis is doing some cool research. Dr. Santosh Kumar and his team of researchers are working in the areas of coverage, connectivity, and deployment, with emphasis on localized design, and energy efficiency.

WiSe MANet Lab is looking for an exceptional [...]

Working off campus on student visa

February 6, 2008 by app2usadvisor  
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Some students have asked on our forum at app2us.com about working part time outside their University campus.

For international students, it is illegal to work off campus. There could be some exceptions like a University authorized internship or working at an off-campus facility that could be part of the University.

We strongly advice all our [...]

How to find a part time job on campus

October 16, 2007 by app2usadvisor  
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Many of you will end up with admission offers from good Universities, well, without any funding. You will have to make an easy decision to join a low ranked University or the difficult decision to join a great University without funding.

Students do take some risk and go without funding. Many of [...]

Salaries after MS in US

August 3, 2007 by app2usadvisor  
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After the intense academic programs when it is time to graduate, many international students look for a job in USA. The salaries depend on a lot of factors including the area of specialization, location of the job, prior experience of the candidate and the current state of the US economy.

It is relatively easier to [...]

Nursing career in US

July 19, 2007 by app2usadvisor  
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Nursing is one of the fastest growing professions in US. With an aging population and rise in the number of people who need assisted living, the demands for qualified nurses is steadily rising.
Students who graduate with a degree in nursing work in hospitals, research institutions, old-age facilities and in specialized care facilities.
 
Nursing is a type [...]