Career Development Workshop Series

Career Development Workshop Series

The Career Development Workshops provide international students with helpful job search information, important considerations that affect their visas, and advice on how to be successful in the U.S. workplace.

Career Development Workshop Series

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Past Topics

Week 3

Wednesday, January 25th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Student Life & Leadership Conference Room
3rd Floor UCI Student Center (G303)

Tips on How to Write a Professional Email

Come learn some very helpful tips on the do's and do not's of writing a professional email and about U.S. email etiquette in this workshop!

Week 5

Tuesday, February 7th
11:00am - 12:00pm
Student Life & Leadership Conference Room
3rd Floor UCI Student Center (G303)

How to Overcome the Fear of Public Speaking

Come to this workshop to learn how overcome the fear of public speaking! Public speaking can be difficult; this workshop will teach you techniques to master one of the most valuable professional skills.

Week
5

Wednesday, February 8th
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Career Center, Training Room

F-1 Students: CPT & the Job Search

Curricular Practical Training: F-1 international students employment eligibility. CPT is employment which is an integral part of the established curriculum. Discussion for part-time/full-time and eligibility criteria and paperwork requirements for the benefit.

Week
6

Thursday, February 16th
1:00pm - 2:00pm
Career Center, Training Room

F-1 Students: OPT & the Job Search

Come learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) in this workshop. We will go through the process of applying for OPT (pre and post), some important details, and answer questions you may have.

Week
7

Wednesday, February 22nd
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Doheny Beach A, UCI Student Center

Tax Information Session

The Tax Information Session provides international students and scholars guidelines about the United States tax system. An Internal Revenue Service (IRS) representative will be available to clarify and help determine which tax forms you will need to file. The session will emphasize the importance of tax planning. 

The International Center has gathered some general information for International Taxpayers. The information can be found here.

Week
8

Wednesday, March 1st
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Doheny Beach A, UCI Student Center

Life Beyond F-1 or J-1: Options for Future Employment in the U.S.
Presenter: Attorney Adam Green

This workshop is designed for students and scholars in F-1 or J-1 visa status who want to learn about future visa options. Join the International Center and an immigration attorney to outline options available to you after completing your program.

Topics include:
- the H-1B visa
- F-1/H-1B Cap-Gap Relief
- the Green Card process
- changing to other immigration statuses
- and more!

Week
9

Tuesday, March 7th
3:00pm - 4:00pm
Student Life & Leadership Conference Room
3rd Floor UCI Student Center (G303)

Interviewing Skills for On-Campus Leadership Opportunities

Are you interested in leadership opportunities on-campus? Not sure how to prepare for your interview? Come to this workshop to learn interview skills to help you get that on-campus position!

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact programs@ic.uci.edu


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Tuesday, Wednesday,Thursday
9 - 11 a.m.
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