Professional Development Month, 2024

Calling all International Students! Join us for a month of events and workshops designed to give you the tools you need to succeed professionally! 

OPT Information Session

Wednesday, March 13
1:00 - 3:00 p.m.

Learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT), a type of temporary employment authorization for F-1 students to allow them to engage in employment/training in their major field of study in the U.S. This virtual information session is hosted by the International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) office. 

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International Graduate Student Job Search Panel

Wednesday, March 13
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

The post-graduation job search presents unique challenges for international graduate students. Join us for this panel discussion where we will discuss strategies for seeking employment as an international graduate student.

Featured Panelists:

  • Rishika Jain, Technology Risk Consultant, Ernst & Young
  • Hoa Vo, Information Analyst, Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia
  • Jumanah Alshehri, Assistant Professor of Instruction, Computer and Information Sciences, Temple University
  • Emily Cohen, Partner, Green and Spiegel, LLC

This event is sponsored by the Temple University Graduate School, Alumni Relations, and International Student Affairs.

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International Alumni Panel & Networking Night

Monday, March 18
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Are you looking to expand your professional network and practice your business social skills? Research shows that networking helps students prepare for job searching and the real world. Join us on Monday, March 18th and hear from international alumni from various fields as they share their experiences in the professional world and how they got where they are now. All students are encouraged to attend! 

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