Student Loans and Financial Aid
Immigration

How can an international student find American or Canadian companies that might sponsor his studies in US or Canada?

969798

Top Answer
User Avatar
Wiki User
Answered
2005-10-05 17:02:26
2005-10-05 17:02:26

Can't speak for Canada (try this though: http://www.cic.gc.ca/english/applications/skilled.html), but here's what the process looks like in the US. You will need an H-1B visa. This allows you to work in the US for the sponsoring employer designated on your visa. The employer will have to agree to file your visa petition for you either through a company lawyer or through an independent Immigration attorney. Expect to pay about $1600 in legal / filing fees. Unless you are a highly skilled worker, professional or have an advanced degree, employers in the US are reluctant to go through this process because of the following reasons: 1) Strict HR policy that explicitly states no sponsorship offered.
2) Company is small / new to the process and doesn't need the hassle.
3) Abundance of local candidates in your profession.
4) Company is unfamiliar with the process and unwilling to test the waters.
5) Company quota of percentage of H-1B employees on board has been reached or exceeded.
In any case, you want to avoid these situations. For a list of employers actively sponsoring and hiring, try a site like http://www.H1bjobs.com. It may be worth the small fee ($30 - $50). Another route that a lot of people take is to come to the US to study on an F1 (student visa) like you. You can then find a recruiting agency to hire you. A lot of agencies sponsor your visa, train you on certain business applications (usually as a business analyst) and contract you out to companies. You become an employee of the recruiter, not the company you go to work for. It usually involves meagre pay (recruiter will charge the company $30 an hour and pay you $20, keeping $10 an hour of your pay), no benefits, no vacation and other horrendous conditions, but they will sponsor your visa and possibly even file your green card. Now, that's a whole different story. Good luck and enjoy!

012
๐ŸŽƒ
0
๐Ÿคจ
0
๐Ÿ˜ฎ
0
๐Ÿ˜‚
0
User Avatar

Related Questions


can a canadian citizen sponsor his wife who is an american citizen if the candian citizen has a felony on his record



If you mean the old Shirt Sponsor AIG; it stands for American International Group.



DuPont and Pepsi are two companies that sponsor Jeff Gordon.


Cadbury's sponsor the London 2012 Olympics and some others.


you get companies to sponsor you by going local and then get better offers and then go global and then your in business


Yes, there is no citizenship or residency requirement for marriage in either the US or Canada. However, if they marry in the United States, they will have to marry in a state that permits same-sex couples to marry (see related question below). They may, however, marry in any province in Canada. Because of current federal law, the American citizen may not sponsor his Canadian husband for US citizenship. However, the Canadian citizen can sponsor his American husband for Canadian citizenship.


Big companies like Wipro do sponsor their employees for pursuing MBA as it helps in career development and enhances the skills of employee.


Either spouse may sponsor the other spouse for permanent resident status.


One place to sponsor a child is ChildFund International. it is only twenty eight dollars a month to sponsor a child and you can correspond with the child you sponsor.


their is one its called a girl


An effective marketing strategy is one great and effective way of getting the sponsor for boxers. Visiting such companies with a detailed plan will definitely help in the execution of this plan.


They will sponsor it because they get business , they get money for sponsoring them and they think they are cool sponsoring them.


if your good enough any company.


Acctually manny companies aponser thee nfl look on the field during a game and u will find many sponsor companies. also look at the sides of a hockey game and most of those also sponser the nfl


There are several companies that support and sponsor baseball. A few of the companies are Taco Bell, MasterCard, Pepsi, and Little Caesars.


They are the kit sponsor of Manchester United. The American International Group. This is their last season sponsoring Manchester United due to the global economic crisis.


They have not been a TOP sponsor but have been Official Suppliers for the Canadian Olympic Committee for more than 10 years


By modifying a car, taking it to car shows, and contacting companies. Companies will usually not sponsor a stock car, nor will they sponsor one that needs repair work to be show-worthy.


No, they cannot. The Canadian spouse must sponsor the immigration. After living 3 years out of the past four years in Canada, then they can apply for Canadian citizenship.


tcby and any local companies... or companies where you know a manager or owner personally


There are many companies that will sponsor a football team. A person just has to go to different companies and ask.


Many companies sponser employess for MBA but with some bond like the employee will have to serve n number of years to the same company after completing his MBA , one example i know is American EXpress.




Copyright ยฉ 2020 Multiply Media, LLC. All Rights Reserved. The material on this site can not be reproduced, distributed, transmitted, cached or otherwise used, except with prior written permission of Multiply.