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.



Upcoming Workshops

Monday, May 22nd
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Student Life & Leadership Conference Room
3rd Floor UCI Student Center (G303)

Strategic Decision Making

College is a time of many life important decisions. Choose an internship. Choose a career. Choose your classes. Choose a major. You will learn about making the right decisions that follows your values.

Past Workshops

Friday, April 21st
9:00am - 9:50am
Career Center, Training Room

Oh the Places You’ll Go with a Grad Degree
presenter: Graduate Resource Center

Learn about the graduate school pathways and consider the career opportunities during and after graduate school. Whether you are a looking to teach, perform research, or enhance your knowledge and skill set for a particular industry, grad school can be a gateway to professional success. 

Friday, April 21st
10:00am - 10:50am
Career Center, Training Room

Identifying Your Professional Skills
presenter: Career Center

Learn how you can translate your experiences (academic, extracurricular, volunteer, internships, part-time job, etc.) into specific skills sought by employers! A variety of activities we engage in on a regular basis help develop skills all types of employers are seeking. Oftentimes students overly these activities when writing a resume or talking about their experience. In this workshop you will learn how to evaluate your past activities to identity and highlight sought-after skills and format statements for your resume.

Friday, April 21st
11:00am - 11:50am
Career Center, Training Room

LinkedIn and the Job Search
presenter: Career Center

Learn how to effectively use LinkedIn in your job search. Part of the challenge of any job search is finding employers and making connections with people in your target industry. LinkedIn is a valuable resource you can use to research industries, meet recruiters, and get connected.


Friday, April 21st
12:00pm - 12:50pm
Career Center, Training Room

Understanding OPT
presenter: International Center

Come learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 students. This session will review: OPT eligibility requirements, how to plan your OPT timeline, and review the OPT application process. International student advisors will be there to present and answer questions related to OPT authorization.

Friday, April 21st
1:00pm - 1:50pm
Career Center, Training Room

How to Start Your Own Business as a Student
Presenter: ANTrepreneur Center

Starting a business can be tough when you're a student- but if you know where and how to start, and you're willing to put in the effort, it can offer amazing benefits. Build your resume and pursue your passions with your own business! Learn how to get started with the ANTrepreneur Center.

Friday, April 21st
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Emerald Bay B, UCI Student Center

Post OPT Immigration Options in the Trump Era
Presenter: Bernard Wolfsdorf, Certified Immigration Law Specialist, California State Bar and past President of the American Immigration Lawyer’s Association

Topics for this event include options for investors, innovators and entrepreneurs, and precautionary steps for those impacted by the travel bans.

If you have any questions or need more information, please contact

Check out more photos from this program and other International Center activities on our Facebook page!



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

Coffee Hour

Every Friday 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Counseling Center, Student Services I


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