F-1 Employment Information Sessions & Workshops

The OIS offers employment-related workshops and informational sessions for F-1 students with questions about Optional Practical Training (OPT), Curricular Practical Training (CPT), and more.  See below for a list of upcoming sessions, dates, and times.  Stop by for a session, and bring your questions.

Life After F-1: Work Visa Options

An information session for F-1 students about U.S. work visa options and pathways to permanent residency after F-1/OPT.  With Dan Berger, immigration attorney. 

  • RESCHEDULED: Tuesday, December 5, 2023
  • 5:30pm, Friedmann Room

Navigating Handshake

Curious about the difference between work authorization and sponsorship? Wondering which jobs/internships you're eligible for? Unsure how to navigate Handshake and other similar workforce development handles? Attend this interactive event to learn about career development best practices for international students.

  • Thursday, November 30, 2023
  • 5:30pm, Friedmann Room

This session is hosted by the Center for International Student Engagement, the Office of Immigration Services, and the Loeb Center for Career Exploration and Planning.

Upcoming Optional Practical Training (OPT) Info Sessions

Join an OPT Info Session to learn more about Optional Practical Training, how and when to apply for it, and how to maintain your F-1 status while in OPT.

  • No sessions currently scheduled.  Check back for the Spring 2024 session schedule.


Upcoming Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Info Sessions

Join a CPT Info Session to learn more about Curricular Practical Training, who is eligible, and how and when to apply for it.

  • No sessions currently scheduled.  Check back for the Spring 2024 session schedule.