Professional Resources

From early-career professionals to experienced senior international officers, NAFSA offers the tools and guidance to help international educators build their professional skills, excel in their positions, and distinguish themselves in the field.

Explore NAFSA's wide portfolio of professional learning resources to find the opportunities that best fit your schedule and your style of learning.

Adviser's Manual 360

The NAFSA Adviser's Manual 360 is your essential source for current U.S. laws, policies, and procedures related to international student and scholar immigration and visa issues.

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Browse by Interest

Explore professional information and resources focused on education abroad; international student and scholar services; and the internationalization of higher education.

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Career Center

The NAFSA Career Center helps international educators at all levels build their careers, and connects institutions and organizations with the best professionals in the field.

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Learning & Training

Offered in-person, online, and at NAFSA events, NAFSA professional learning products and services are essential for international educators at all levels.

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Peruse the NAFSA Bookstore to find the professional resources you need, and stay informed with International Educator magazine,, and more.

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Research & Trends

Explore new research and the social, economic, political, and higher education-system trends affecting international higher education today.

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NAFSA IssueNet

NAFSA's IssueNet platform offers international educators two powerful tools to report trends from the field and obtain guidance and information from volunteer leaders on regulatory issues.

International Educator Magazine

International Educator (IE) is the flagship magazine of NAFSA. IE maintains the highest standards of intellectual quality, editorial excellence, and design to service its readers who are working worldwide to advance international education and exchange.

The January issue explores different facets of leadership, including a reflection from NAFSA's CEO and executive director on the events of January 6.

Cover for the January 2021 issue of International Educator