Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop
Session Description: In this workshop, you will learn: 1) CPT eligibility, 2) a step-by-step guide to registering for CSLP 493, and 3) information about maintain your F-1 status while working in the summer.
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop
Intended Audience: Classes of 2020 and 2021 F-1 visa holders who wish to work in the United States after graduation
Session Description: This workshop will cover: 1) OPT eligibility, 2) a step-by-step guide to complete the I-765 form, and 3) information about maintaining your F-1 visa status while on OPT. Please bring: 1) your current and all previous I-20s, 2) your passport, 3) your F-1 visa page (if on a different passport), 4) your most recent I-94, 5) your Social Security Card (if you have one), and a pen with black ink (required by U.S. government).
Optional Practical Training (OPT) Q&A
Intended Audience: Classes of 2020 and 2021 F-1 visa holders wish to work in the United States after graduation
Session Description: This is a workshop for students who already attended the OPT workshop and still have questions about the application process. In this session, OISA staff members will answer frequently asked questions such as planning your OPT start date, traveling internationally while waiting for OPT approval and more! Bring your questions to the session.
Life After Wes: Managing your Immigration Status after Graduation
Monday, April, 6, 12:15-1:15 p.m. @ Gorden Career Center
OPT STEM Extension Info Session
The two sessions are exactly the same. You only need to attend one. Each session is limited to 20 students. First come, first served. Registration not required.
Intended Audience: Classes of 2020 and 2021 F-1 visa holders whose major is one of the following: archaeology, astronomy, biology, chemistry, college of integrative science, computer science, earth and environmental sciences, economics, environmental studies, mathematics, molecular biology & biochemistry, neuroscience & behavior, physics and wish to continue working in the United States after their one-year OPT.
Session Description: This session is for students who would like to learn more about OPT STEM extension (an additional 24 months of OPT). We will cover OPT-STEM extension eligibility, the application timeline and other essential information about OPT-STEM extension.