So You Think You Work Long Hours?

So You Think You Work Long Hours?

Greetings! I've decided to interrupt my article series for international students in order to provide some content that's potentially interesting for all the readers here at WSO. I will however return to writing articles for international students in a couple of weeks, but for now I'm broadening my target audience!

International Students (3) - Learn More About The H-1B Visa

For many of us international students here in the U.S., the most dreaded time of our professional career arrives as we are about to graduate with an undergraduate degree, more specifically in finding a company what is willing to offer us H-1B sponsorship; also known as the "Person in Specialty Occupation" Visa.

International Students (2) – How to get an OPT for summer internships!

As I mentioned in my previous post I'm an international student who is currently a junior majoring in economics, and working two internships in finance during this semester. However, like many of my peers, I've had to prepare for the dreaded OPT (Optional Practical Training) certificate in order to get a summer internship.

International Students - How to shine during internship interviews!

My Background

In the fall of 2011 I decided to attend College in the U.S., and in the process leave my home in Scandinavia. I began my college career at a community college with no idea of what I wanted to do in the future, but, that I wanted to major in Economics. Through research, and spending countless hours reading WallStreetOasis, I soon figured out that I wanted to work in the financial services industry in New York. With this realization came the added anxiety of realizing the amount of work and perseverance that achieving this would require.