Hiatt Career Center recognized for service to international students

The Hiatt Career Center received the 2019 Service to International Students award from the National Career Development Association.

Hiatt won the award thanks to its efforts in delivering data-driven and evidence-based best practices for international students, engaging campus partners to develop institutional support, and leveraging technology.

The award recognizes a university career services center that has made an active commitment to partnering with and supporting the career development of international students.

“On behalf the Hiatt Career Center team and with gratitude to our partners, I am proud to receive the 2019 Service to International Students award," Hiatt Career Center executive director Andrea Dine said. "It is rewarding for our entire staff to be recognized nationally for its work in engaging and supporting students."

Here are some of the additional reasons the Hiatt Career Center was recognized:

  • Hiatt created a new, full-time staff position providing support for international students.

  • Hiatt actively partnering with more than 20 campus offices supporting international students 

  • Hiatt established a WeChat social media account that has engaged over 350 unique users since Fall 2017 

  • Hiatt created and delivered international student specific workshops

  • It engaged 58 percent of all undergraduate international students in Fall 2018 alone through appointments, workshops, and events

  • It developed international employer partners for educational and recruiting events, including a Career Opportunities in Asia Fair & Forum in 2018 and an International Student Career Fair in 2019

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