Sonia Liang

Associate Director, Career Strategies Center MSBA Career Coach

Sonia Liang

Sonia Liang (she/her) joined Brandeis International Business School from the Hiatt Career Center at Brandeis University, where her focus was career coaching for international students and alumni. Sonia actively created strategic partnerships for students through targeted programming, campus outreach and employer relations efforts, and she spearheaded a series of initiatives which led to the Hiatt Center receiving the National Career Development Association (NCDA) 2019 “Service to International Students” award. Sonia received her B.A. in English from Sun Yat-sen University in her hometown of Guangzhou, China, and held management positions in study-abroad consulting companies in China in her early career. Prior to joining Brandeis, Sonia was an intern at the College of Business Administration and served as an advocate for international students and scholars at Kent State University, where she received an M.Ed. in Higher Education Administration.

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What I learned About Career Decision Making From YouTubers

An amateur chef recreated recipes from classic movies and shows. A housewife turned journaling and home design into artful video production. A chemical engineer reviewed cookware products with simplified everyday science. An accounting major college grad turned serial entrepreneur set …

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5 Tips for Career Decision-making When Graduating With a Master’s Degree

Dear New Graduates:

Congratulations! You have earned yet another degree. This time, you have accomplished this goal during an unprecedented pandemic when lives are turned upside down across the globe. It takes incredible courage, resilience, and positivity to get to …

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How to Navigate Interviews as An International Candidate

You just got a call or an email from a recruiter: you’re invited to an interview.

You’re excited but also nervous at the same time. How am I going to talk about my status as an international candidate? 

The most …

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