International Students

Wake Forest University is dedicated to providing the support necessary to help foreign students plot a course to jobs in the United States or abroad. Speak with us to learn more about the resources available to assist international students towards professional success.

Wake Forest University is dedicated to providing the support necessary to help foreign students plot a course to jobs in the United States or abroad. Speak with us to learn more about the resources available to assist international students towards professional success. 

International Friendly Firms – MSBA 

International Friendly Firms – MSM

How to Answer Work Authorization Questions

Introducing our ESL Tutor, Maggie Xu!

Meet Maggie Xu

Maggie Xu is a results-driven marketing executive with 20+ years of experience building brands and developing new businesses with a Fortune 500 company.  She has worked in multiple functions during her career and has taken on overseas assignments in China and Hong Kong.  Growing up in China, Maggie came to America to pursue her master’s degree graduating from Cornell University’s MBA program.  She lives in Winston-Salem with her husband and a younger son.  Maggie enjoys cooking, playing tennis, and traveling in her free time.  

Maggie recommends students listen to the Marketplace podcast to elevate their business knowledge.

UNDERSTANDING THE US JOB MARKET
Coach Becca Chase talks with Coach Sharron Vogler about the US job search for international students and how students can better understand the H1B visa process. 

US Job Search Resources

  1. Wake Forest University School of Business MSBA H1B Friendly Organizations & Alumni 
  2. Firsthand Library for International Student Job Search
  3. My Visa Jobs
  4. Foreign Labor Certification  
    1. This Department of Labor page lists companies who have previously submitted H-1B visa applications; information is provided by fiscal year and is easily downloaded.
  5. How to land a job in the U.S. (as a foreigner) in 2022

Advice from International Alumni

Job Searching Tools for International Students

Log in using your WFU email and learn about companies that have previously provided sponsorship in the past, as well as find job opportunities across the globe.

F1 Hire Extension for Chrome: The F1Hire extension is a powerful tool designed to streamline the job search process for F1 students and anyone who is seeking employment in the US. Race Ahead in Your Job Hunt with F1Hire – Your Turbo Boost to Employment!

Ultimate H1B Sponsor Checker: Add this extension to find if a company-sponsored H1B in the past couple of years when searching for jobs on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and Indeed.

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Ultimate H1B Sponsor Checker

Add this extension to find if a company-sponsored H1B in the past couple of years when searching for jobs on LinkedIn, Glassdoor, and Indeed.

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GoinGlobal

Log in using your WFU email and learn about companies that have previously provided sponsorship in the past, as well as find job opportunities across the globe.

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How to Answer Work Authorization Questions

For More Information on OPT and H1B, visit the Center for Immigration Services & Support.

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MSM International Friendly Firms

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MSBA – International Friendly Firms

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Wake Forest University
School of Business | Farrell Hall
Student Engagement Suite
P.O. Box 7897
Winston-Salem, NC 27109