OIP Workshops

International students are encouraged to attend virtual online workshops concerning popular F-1 international student topics. 

Virtual Workshop

Virtual workshops are offered at no cost to the student, however pre-registration for any in-person workshop is required in advance of the event to the receive Zoom sign in link (sent 1 week before event start date).

All of the following sessions will be recorded and posted on this page 2 weeks after the presentation date. The information is applicable to Fall 2020 only.

On- & Off-Campus Employment (CPT & OPT) Work Authorization Workshop

Are you interested in working on campus or off campus during your studies or planning to work after you graduate? Learn about types of work authorization you may qualify for as a F-1 student, as well as career pathways for your major and job search resources. Note, this workshop is intended for students who are not graduating in Fall 2020, if you will graduate in Fall 2020, please attend the “Applying for Optional Practical Training (OPT) as a Fall 2020 Graduate Workshop”

  • Date: Friday, September 25, 2020
  • Time: 1PM to 3PM Pacific Time (California Time)
  • Location: Virtual meeting on Zoom
  • Target Audience: International students in F-1 status who are not graduating in Fall 2020

Sign up

H-1B Work Visas and U.S. Permanent Residency Workshop

Are you interested in obtaining a H-1B Work Visa or U.S. Permanent Residency? Attend the H-1B Work Visa and U.S. Permanent Residency Workshops hosted by two employment immigration lawyers to learn more information about current trends. You are encouraged to attend both sessions for different perspectives.

Session 1:

  • Presenter:
  • Date: Thursday, November 5, 2020
  • Time: 12PM to 1PM Pacific Time (California Time)
  • Location: Virtual meeting on Zoom
  • Target Audience: International students on any type of status who are interested in H-1B/U.S. Permanent Residency

Session 2:

  • Presenter:
  • Date: Friday, November 6, 2020
  • Time: 12PM to 1PM Pacific Time (California Time)
  • Location: Virtual meeting on Zoom
  • Target Audience: International students on any type of status who are interested in H-1B/U.S. Permanent Residency

Sign up (for either or both sessions)

Prior Workshop Recordings

Applying for Optional Practical Training (OPT) as a Fall 2020 Graduate Workshop

  • Date: Friday, September 18, 2020 (View workshop recording)
  • Target Audience: International students in F-1 status who are graduating in Fall 2020

Other Workshops

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