International Student Career Development Day
Come drop in on a day filled with workshops to help you develop skills for your career!

April 21, 2017

9:00am - 2:00pm
Career Center, Training Room

2:00pm - 3:30pm
Emerald Bay B, Student Center


Schedule of Events
9:00am - Oh the Places You'll Go with a Grad Degree
10:00am - Identifying Your Professional Skills
11:00am - LinkedIn and the Job Search
12:00pm - Understanding OPT
1:00pm - How to Start Your Own Business as a Student
2:00pm - F1/J1 Students: Post-OPT Immigration Options in the Trump Era

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Oh the Places You’ll Go with a Grad Degree! - 9:00am
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.

Oh the Places You’ll Go with a Grad Degree!
Identifying Your Professional Skills - 10:00am
Presenter: UCI 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.

Identifying Your Professional Skills
LinkedIn and the Job Search - 11:00am
Presenter: UCI 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.

LinkedIn and the Job Search
Understanding OPT - 12:00pm
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.  

Understanding OPT
How to Start Your Own Business as a Student - 1:00pm
Presenter: UCI 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.

How to Start Your Own Business as a Student
F1/J1 Students: Post-OPT Immigration Options in the Trump Era - 2:00pm
Presenter: Bernard Wolfsdorf
Certified Immigration Law Specialist, California State Bar and past President of
the American Immigration Lawyer's Association

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

F1/J1 Students: Post-OPT Immigration Options in the Trump Era
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