International students can obtain full-time positions in accounting through the MAC on-campus recruiting process. However, those who are the most successful:
Students who do not possess these qualities will likely have difficulty obtaining a position in the U.S. through our on-campus interview process.
Most international students in F-1 or J-1 status may accept short-term employment for up to 12 months. There are no costs to the employer for this process.
International students may also qualify for an H-1B visa. This allows them to work in the U.S. for up to six years.
Visit the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services website at http://www.uscis.gov and choose “For Employers.”
With respect to the restrictions described below, an “international student” is defined as any student who is neither a U.S. citizen nor one who holds U.S. permanent resident status.
International students are eligible for both the on-campus and online formats. However, students enrolled in the online format will not be eligible to pursue the program in the U.S. in F-1 student status. They will be eligible to request a Form I-20 and F-1 student visa ONLY to attend the required U.S.-based orientation and leadership immersion at the beginning of the program. Once the immersion has concluded, the remaining components of the program will be offered online and students will be expected to complete degree requirements overseas, unless they are in the U.S. in another immigration status that allows full-time academic study.
Because immigration regulations governing employment restrict participation in employment-related recruitment and internship activities, there are some additional differences between the on-campus and online formats.
International students enrolled in the online format:
International students enrolled in the on-campus format (typically in F-1 immigration status):
If you have further questions, please contact Jessica Larsen, International Student & Scholar Advisor, at 919-962-0923 or Jessica_Larsen@kenan-flagler.unc.edu. You also may visit International Student and Scholar Services.