When you get your first job offer in the US, you might not understand all the terminology used. You might also have questions about how fair the wage offered is, or which benefits you might be entitled to. Based on my own experience, this article should help you understand your first contract of employment.
This article was written by Rodinde Hendrickx, she can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org Hello again! In a previous blog post I, Rodinde, shared my experiences on getting involved with outreach through Caltech in the Pasadena community. But there is more to outreach life in the US: Through the Caltech Center for Teaching, Learning and Outreach… Continue reading My experience tutoring Veterans at PCC
Post by CISC member Diana I have been in America for about 5 months and here my husband is studying for his Ph. D. in Civil Engineering. As soon as I arrived, I began the application for my work permit, and it took approximately 3 months. Those months were very difficult for me since in… Continue reading Job Search Experience – Diana
When Núria arrived in Pasadena, she looked for a job in all possible ways, using social apps and events as a boost for her career. In the end, her efforts paid off.
I wrote this post over four years ago - and I'm still at the same company where I got my first real US job. One recent Thursday my first task of the day was spending an hour at my local elementary school helping a first-grader with reading, and then consoling him when he burst into… Continue reading Job Search Series – Amanda’s Experience
The Job Search series will give you a glimpse on how CISC members found their job here in the US, hopefully giving you tips for your own job search. For this very first article of the series, learn more about Aude, a professional translator, who has been working for more than 2 years in the entertainment industry in LA.
This article was written by Rodinde Hendrickx, she can be reached at email@example.com When my husband Evert and I, Rodinde, moved to Pasadena in the wet January of 2017 I thought I had my priorities in order. Filing for my Employment Authorization Document, getting a nice apartment and finding a great job. I knew the… Continue reading My experience volunteering with Caltech CTLO
Some tips on where to start when you need to fill in Form I-765 for your Employment Authorization as a J2 dependent.