Tag: Getting a Job in America

Finding A Job in America: Laura’s Story

Posted on 09/24/13 by Yvonne Lefort
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aura is from Barcelona, Spain and is 37 years old.  She first came to the US with her boyfriend three years ago. When she arrived, she was holding a fellowship that allowed her to work in the communications department at the Advanced Light Source in the Lawrence Berkeley Lab (LBL).  After that, she returned to more »

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Getting a Job in America – A UC Berkeley Spouse from Portugal Shares Her Story

Posted on 05/08/13 by Yvonne Lefort
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Patricia is an international spouse from Portugal who is currently living in Berkeley while her husband does a post-doc at UC Berkeley. In this interview, Patricia talks about getting a job and describes what it has been like for her to work for an American company. Briefly describe who you are, where you’re from, why more »

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Finding A Job in America: A trailing spouse from Sweden’s story of success

Posted on 05/10/12 by Yvonne Lefort
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If you’ve ever looked for a job, you know it can be a time-consuming and frustrating experience.  If you’re from another country, finding a job in America can be even more daunting.  You’re immediately at a disadvantage because you don’t have American work experience, your social and professional network is in your home country, your more »

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