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International Students Library Guide: Talking Points / Careers

Help for international student to navigate the physical and online environment at the University Libraries

Conversation Topics

Global Student Success Services include conversation practice.
Looking for a topic for conversation practice? Check out the boxes below for suggestions.

Prepare and practice the "elevator pitch" for introducing yourself to interviewers.
You may be asked to login with MyNortheastern and DUO to see the video.

Career Resources

Academic Advising

Academic Calendar 

Alumni Networks

Northeastern University Alumni Relations -- check Events and Opportunities

navigation bar on Northeastern University Alumni Relations webpage with highlight on Opportunities link

Career Help

Alumni Networks Reimagined Report from Christensen Institute
     Summary of report

Career Design

Careers with ITS

Class Schedules

Counseling -- AAI provides a wide-range of services for students of African origin including resume writing

Dolce Center for the Adancement of Veterans and Servicemembers (CAVS) resources include Career Studio
  Also for veterans:       VR & E, Veteran Readiness and Employment

                                     Four Block with  resources and services in Boston

Husky Card Services includes Husky Dollars

Notary and Apostille Services

Office of CPS Academic & Student Support Services
          Gaining Real World Experience

Office of Student Employment, Graduate Assistantships and Fellowships

Looking for grants and fellowship opportjunities? Check this library resource:
PIVOT (COS) Community of Scholars
Pivot research funding search screen

Email lists in your research areas amy also provide grant funding opportunites, such as Human Relations Area Files (HRAF)
2021 HRAF Internship in Honor of Melvin Ember

A Google search can also help. Sample search:
Google search for grant or training

for grants or training opportunities with the EPA  ---> can get you to the EPA Grants website

Work Study 101 a module developed by Thrive at the Center for Financial Indepdendence

The Writing Center  -- Check Resources for Writing Resumes and Cover Letters 
Navigation bar to Writing Center --Resources link will take you to Resume Writing workshops

Undergraduate Research & Fellowships
check here to find research opportunities, fellowships, faculty mentors and events and services.




NPR How I Built This with Guy Raz has discussions with entrepreneurs. Subscribe to the podcast

Hidden Brain:Podcasts with Shankar Vedantam  You can subscribe to this free podcast series

Wall Street Journal Podcasts


 CPS Citation and Academic Integrity Checklist

Tip about using the academic integrity checklist tutorial; review checklist before completing your assignment--it will save you time!
TED: Talks: Ideas worth spreading
  • Check TED Talks on a wide range of topics. Most talks have a video presentation, interactive transcripts.

The Digital Collection of the Library of Congress -- you will be amazed!
Selections from Feature Collections of the Library of Congress Digital Collecitons


Check the Citations and Bibliographies Guide for more information about citation styles and citation management software 

Check the APA Style website for tips on grammar, and inclusive writing:

APA Style on Racial and Ethnic Identity to ensure your writing is free from bias.

Using the singular they in APA writing for diversity and inclusion 

Flashback: In 1987, Biden’s Presidential Campaign Was Derailed By Charges Of

NOTE: for information on how to avoid plagiarism, check the Avoid Plagiarism Library Guide

TED Talk: How to Deconstruct Racism One Headline at a Time  -- how it feels driving while Black (DWB).
Read the definition of DWB in the Urban Dictionary

Co-op to Career