International citizens who are seeking jobs in the US face a number of unique challenges. However, there are a lot of resources available, both at Notre Dame and online, and there are strategies for meeting each new challenge.
Initiating a Successful Job Search
Resources for the Job Search
This workshop focuses on how to use scholarly sources in an ethical and appropriate manner. Topics include understanding and avoiding plagiarism, paraphrasing others’ arguments correctly, and proper citation techniques.
Paraphrasing, Using Sources Effectively, & Avoiding Plagiarism
For practice identifying plagiarism, try a plagiarism quiz: http://nd.edu/~dayo/plagiarism/item1.html
For help using citation styles, see: https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/section/2/
This workshop discusses how the American university classroom is influenced by cultural values that may be new to the international student. There are a number of techniques that teachers or teaching assistants can use to prepare for teaching in the US academy, and to create a classroom environment conducive to learning.
US Classroom Culture- for TAs
Purdue OWL Transitional Devices
How to Improve Your Academic English
This workshop presents several techniques non-native speakers can utilize to maximize their success when speaking and writing in English. Participants will learn how to identify and overcome the most common mistakes and problem areas encountered by international students.