ASC Grad Career Session: Understanding CPT & OPT for International Students

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January 27, 2023
12:00PM - 1:00PM
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Virtual

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Add to Calendar 2023-01-27 12:00:00 2023-01-27 13:00:00 ASC Grad Career Session: Understanding CPT & OPT for International Students ASC Grad Careers will talk about the two ways international students can work off campus. Prior to graduation, F-1 students may work off campus with Curricular Practice Training (CPT). Optional Practical Training (OPT) gives students hands-on experience in their major and may be completed during or within 30 days after their program of study. We will hear from two OSU students who successfully secured CPT or OPT experiences. Amanda Yusko, U.S. Immigration Specialist within the Office of International Affairs will also join the conversation, offering a guidance from an immigration compliance perspective. This event is open to all ASC grad students and postdocs. Presenters Chengwei Chen is a first-year PhD student in Sociology who worked as a news reporter with OPT between 2021-2022. Ruining Qian is a third-year graduate student in Landscape Architecture who began working as a design intern with CPT in Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks in May 2022. Amanda Yusko is a US Immigration Specialist; Program Manager of International student service at OIA. Register Please note that if you require any accommodations such as live captioning or interpretation to fully participate in this event, please contact asccareer@osu.edu. Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date. Please register for this event on Handshake HERE Please check Handshake for the most up-to-date event information. This event is open to University Exploration students. If you have a Disability and rely on a screen reader or the keyboard for access to your computer you will experience difficulty using the Handshake application. As the University works with Handshake to improve accessibility, please contact handshake@osu.edu for assistance in navigating and using this application. A member of our team will respond within 2 business days to assist you. Virtual Department of Anthropology anthropology@osu.edu America/New_York public
Description

ASC Grad Careers will talk about the two ways international students can work off campus.

Prior to graduation, F-1 students may work off campus with Curricular Practice Training (CPT). Optional Practical Training (OPT) gives students hands-on experience in their major and may be completed during or within 30 days after their program of study.

We will hear from two OSU students who successfully secured CPT or OPT experiences. Amanda Yusko, U.S. Immigration Specialist within the Office of International Affairs will also join the conversation, offering a guidance from an immigration compliance perspective.

This event is open to all ASC grad students and postdocs.


Presenters

Chengwei Chen is a first-year PhD student in Sociology who worked as a news reporter with OPT between 2021-2022. Ruining Qian is a third-year graduate student in Landscape Architecture who began working as a design intern with CPT in Columbus and Franklin County Metro Parks in May 2022. Amanda Yusko is a US Immigration Specialist; Program Manager of International student service at OIA.


Register

Please note that if you require any accommodations such as live captioning or interpretation to fully participate in this event, please contact asccareer@osu.edu. Requests made two weeks before the event will generally allow us to provide seamless access, but the university will make every effort to meet requests made after this date.

Please register for this event on Handshake HERE

Please check Handshake for the most up-to-date event information.

This event is open to University Exploration students.

If you have a Disability and rely on a screen reader or the keyboard for access to your computer you will experience difficulty using the Handshake application. As the University works with Handshake to improve accessibility, please contact handshake@osu.edu for assistance in navigating and using this application. A member of our team will respond within 2 business days to assist you.