Job Prospects after Graduation in USA

Job Prospects after Graduation in USA

MS students are intimidated about various jobs to be taken up after 3 or 5 weeks of their admission. Jobs can be availed through either the university partnerships with various companies or on-campus employment. There are various Employment options in the US. Seeking employment can be easier through annual job fairs as well. The average salary post-MS in USA for students can go up to 74,000 USD.

Research or Teaching Assistants cannot apply before 6 months of their study duration. They can earn around 1,500 USD monthly, which can help in covering the living costs. To be able to work in the US, the applicants must:

  • Cooperate with the background checks. Provide correct and authentic information.
  • Confirm employment status with the company and apply for the Employment Authorization Document (EAD).
  • The applicants must complete the I-765 Application for Employment Form.
  • An application fee of 495 USD is charged to fill the form.
  • Applicants must also submit:
    • Copy of I-94 Nonimmigrant form as proof.
    • 2 identical passport-sized photographs.
    • Copy of the EAD if applied previously.
JobsSalary (USD/yr)
Accountant65,700
Financial Analyst126,000
Graphic Designer64,100
Architect120,000
Business Analyst125,000
Project Manager124,000
Civil Engineer88,700
Mechanical Engineer86,500
HR Officer60,200
Biomedical Engineer83,900

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