The more profound struggles of finding a job as an international student

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In my article To All of You Who Moved Abroad, I mentioned that I was going to share my experience with my job hunt. It’s been a little over a year since I started working at a startup that one can only dream of working for, and about two years since I graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science. I wanted to take the time to share my journey up until now. :)

Disclaimer: This isn’t a guide on how to get your first job or the next job you’re looking forward to. Instead, the article will help you to navigate the ugly side of the process. If you’re looking for general tips and tricks to find a job apart from the ones that worked for me, one of my good friends Soundarya Balasubramani wrote an exhaustive list of techniques that may help you in her article — The Monster Guide to Getting Your First Interview — Without Cold Messaging on LinkedIn.


Mayank Bansal

24 | INFJ | 🇮🇳🇺🇸| Bengaluru Boy ❤ Lovedale → Manipal → Chicago → Seattle. Software Engineer at Convoy, Inc. Peek deeper into my world →

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