How to Access the Global Network AY19/20
The Global Network team serves Minerva students by developing relationships with organizations and individuals all around the world and creating opportunities for professional advancement, such as internships, research programs, full-time jobs, and engagement with Minerva partners. This document describes the requirements and process for students to access those partners. In order to request a partner introduction or referral, students should have the ability to persuasively communicate their qualifications, academic and professional attributes, and how their Minerva experience supported them through elements of its unique model.
Although not required, we encourage students to seek personalized coaching and support from the Coaching and Talent Development team before approaching the Global Network for connections. This includes closing any identified skill gaps relative to their target industry or role if the requested introduction is specifically related to a job they have applied for. The following resources will be requested as part of the request form:
- The name and role of Minerva staff who are connected to the organization and/or an individual of interest (this can usually but not exclusively be found by searching on Linkedin).
- A personalized introduction paragraph that outlines your background, experience, what value you would bring to the organization or what you’d like to learn in the session..
- Customized & polished, error-free resume
- Customized & polished, cover letter (if the network request is tied to an open internship or job description)
We have developed an easy process to support students who want to engage with the Minerva network. In order to centralize and facilitate all student requests, we developed this form to capture the required information that allows us to identify the right Minerva and Employer resources to support your request. This makes it easier for students and staff, and ideally is a much more effective way to make the right connection.
International Work Authorization Guide
The International Work Authorization Guide is a resource for students seeking internships and employment in countries of which they are not a citizen. This document is intended to be a general guide to work authorization. Students are responsible for checking and verifying all information regarding employment eligibility as well as securing any required visas. MSKGI is not responsible for securing employment visas.
To use the IWA Guide, first enter the “Summer Opportunities” tab or the “Post-grad/permanent Opportunities” tab based on what type of employment you are seeking. Then, find your country of citizenship in the first (yellow) column and the country where you intend to work in the top (teal) row. The associated cell will contain useful information for your work authorization needs.
Country Guides are resources developed by Minerva students, for Minerva students, supporting employment around the world. Each guide contains information on hiring practices, booming industries, work culture, and local Minerva-aligned organizations.
NOTE: Students are responsible for checking and verifying all information regarding employment eligibility as well as securing any required visas. MSKGI is not responsible for securing employment visas.