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International Students

International Students & Scholars Office

The ISSO is your go-to expert for:

  • advice on US federal immigration, tax and labor regulations
  • counseling on personal, academic and cultural matters
  • promoting cross-cultural awareness in the Cornell community

Popular ISSO Resources:

     Traveling and forgot your I-20 or DS-2019? or forgot a travel signature? Request a new one here!
     Community News
     Popular ISSO Handouts
     ISSO Web Forms

Employer's Guide to Hiring International Students



UCSF guide: How internationals should respond to employer VISA inquiries, with employer searching resources
                   J-1 visa sponsor search through the Department of State
                   H-1B visa sponsor search through myvisajobs

F-1 visa employment rules
J-1 visa basics

Council of Graduate Schools (CGS) webinar, Providing Support and Guidance to International Graduate Students in the Current Policy Environment webinar recording

Coming to America: U.S. Higher Education is Worth the Effort (A recent letter from Allan E. Goodman, president and CEO, Institute of International Education, to international students.)

Recording of Missouri S & T’s Live Pre-Departure Orientation

For more information please contact:

Gaeun Seo
Career Development Specialist: Graduate and International Advisor
Career Exploration Unit at Cornell Career Services