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International Student Career Day (Inaugural)

This one-day, conference-style program provides 25 sessions covering all-around information catered to international student career development. You will benefit from attending the program, whether you just started your program, or you are searching for a summer internship/full-time post-graduation opportunities. The program has limited capacity, please complete the registration by Friday, Feb. 25, to reserve a spot. 

Date: Friday, March 4

Time: Check-in starts at 9 a.m., program ends at 4:45 p.m.

Location: Squires Student Center (check-in will be outside of Commonwealth Ballroom)

Keynote Session:

Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs and ExperienceVT James Bridgeforth, Ph. D., 9:30-10 a.m.

Session I:

  • Undergraduate Session: Introduction to Cooperative Education and Internship Program
  • Undergraduate Session: Getting Experience through Undergraduate Research for the Future 
  • Undergraduate Session: Job Search in the U.S. 
  • F-1 Immigration Pathways for International Students
  • Interview in the U.S. 
  • CPT Workshop
  • OPT workshop
  • Drop-in Resume Critique (please bring your draft resume)

Session II:

  •  Undergraduate Session: Introduction to Cooperative Education and Internship Program  
  • Graduate Session: Immigration Options in Academia
  • Graduate Session: Job Search in the U.S.
  • F-1 Immigration Pathways for International Students
  • Interviewing in the U.S. 
  • CPT Workshop
  • OPT workshop
  • Drop-in Resume Critique (please bring your draft resume)


Session III:

  • International Alumni Panel on The Art of Networking
  • Drop-in Resume Critique (please bring your draft resume)
  • F-1 Immigration Pathways for International Student
  • CPT Workshop
  • OPT Workshop

Session IV:

  • H1B Workshop