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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 session will be held Wednesdays, February 3-March 31, 3:30-5 p.m., HLH 211
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Application deadline is February 3, 2021

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

Volunteer Assistants Needed

International Students talking

Looking for an opportunity to become more involved with international students while sharing your knowledge of US culture? Domestic business students interested in enhancing their global competency and intercultural communication skills are encouraged to apply as volunteer program assistants. You will interact with the international students and assist the program facilitator, Mikki Sandin, in program sessions and planning. Sessions are Wednesdays, February 3-March 31, 3:30-5 p.m.

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