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International Student Employment Readiness Certificate

Employment Readiness Certificate

Employment Readiness Certificate

International Student Employment Readiness Certificate Program

The Employment Readiness Certificate (ERC) is an nine-week intensive career preparation program designed to help international students in the College of Business discover and develop skills to seek internship and job opportunities. Upon completion of this résumé enhancing program students receive an Employment Readiness Certificate from the International Business team.


Spring sessions will be held Tuesdays, February 1 – April 5, 3:30-5 p.m., HLH 120 | Limited Seats!

ERC Students

Who Should Apply

College of Business international students:

  • Students of any class standing.
  • Students who want to make the most of their campus experience to develop job skills.
  • Students who feel they have great potential but want help to get connected to the community and resources.

If you answered "YES" to these questions, then you should apply for the Employment Readiness Certificate.

What You Will Do in the ERC Program

During the program international students will participate in the following:

  • Career Development Workshops: Learn job and internship strategies, employer perspectives, and ways to enhance your marketability.
  • Coaching Appointment: Complete a one-on-one appointment to review LinkedIn profile, résumé and/or cover letter.
  • Get Involved: Participate in group service project.
  • Success Skills: Gain skills to increase your success in educational and employment pursuits.
  • Cultural Competency: Learn how to use the cultural skills you have gained or will gain in the U.S. to be successful in your future career.
International Students


Sandin, Mikki
International Business and Inclusion Coordinator
HLH 102B
Lincoln, NE