Monday, September 13, 2021

International Student Career Series: Workshops


International Student Job Search Strategies: Advice from a Former Recruiter


Friday, September 17, 2021 • 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm |  Virtual Event

Helping international students understand the business reasons behind the barriers they face in finding U.S. Finding OPT opportunities and longer-term employment in the US is challenging and takes tremendous effort. Get relevant job search advice from a former recruiter-Dan Beaudry, author of the book Power Ties. This session will NOT be recorded, plan accordinglyFor additional information about this event: Contact Susan Martin, University Career Center & The President's Promise at smarti18@umd.edu


International Students & the Interview Process

 Thursday, October 21, 2021 • 2:30 pm |  Virtual Event
How can you prepare to impress in your next interview? Attendees of this workshop will learn what to do (and avoid) before, during, and after interviews.


H1B Presentation with Immigration Attorney, Mark Rhoads

Friday, October 29, 2021 |  Virtual Event
Confused about options for staying and working in the United States after graduation? Worried about the H1B quota?


Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop

 Friday, November 5, 2021 • 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm | Virtual Event

This workshop, led by an International Student Advisor will assist International Students on how to apply for work authorization known as CPT, which allows F-1 students wishing to participate in an off-campus training program that is an integral part of an established curriculum. CPT authorization must be obtained BEFORE you begin working. Attend this workshop to learn about the CPT application process.


International Alumni Panel

 Wednesday, November 17, 2021 • 5:00 pm |  Virtual Event
Interested in learning about how your peers secured their full-time positions? Want to hear from recent International Student Alumni on their job search process Join us for a panel discussion which will highlight the international student experience in the job market.


Questions? Click on the event of interest to find contact information for each event.