Career Certificate - International Students (CC-I)

Gain a higher level of career competence and practical skills in order to successfully pursue job and internship opportunities.

Benefits of CC-I Program

International Students who complete the CC-I program will:

  • Plan their career
  • Develop job search skills
  • Enhance self-promotion and networking skills
  • Increase confidence in their career competence
  • Learn practical strategies for the job search

The CC-I program has been offered by The Career Center since 2012, and in 2016 received the Services to International Students award, a national award presented by the National Career Development Association.

Eligibility and Application Process

Any undergraduate and master's-level international student may apply for the CC-I program. Due to the developmental purpose of the program, preference is given to 2nd-semester freshmen through 1st-semester juniors. The application begins in May for the fall semester CC-I program and in November for the spring semester CC-I program. Applicants are strongly encouraged to attend an information session to apply. Attend an information session to also learn about all the career development programs from The Career Center!

Applications for Fall 2023 open on July 17 and the deadline is August 27. Use the "Apply to Fall 2023 CC-I Program" button during the open application period to apply.

CC-I Program Requirements


To complete the CC-I program, you must:

  1. Attend and actively participate in at least six of the weekly CC-I workshops.
  2. Complete assigned milestones and tasks associated with the CC-I program.

The Career Center offers two sections of the CC-I workshops every semester. In Fall 2023, the CC-I program runs from September 5 - November 1, 2023 and participants are able to pick from two sections: Tuesdays from 3:00-4:30 pm (in-person) and Wednesdays from 3:00-4:30 pm (online).