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Career Workshop for International Students with the ISSO

Date:November 12, 2013 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm EST
Location:Center for Career Education Conference Room
East Campus, Lower Level
Enter off of 116th Street, east of Amsterdam Avenue through the Wien Courtyard.
Contact:For further information regarding this event, please contact Donald Goldstein by sending email to dg2662@columbia.edu .

Please join us for this workshop for International Students offered jointly by the Center for Career Education and the International Students and Scholar's Office (ISSO). This Workshop is the same as the one held on 9/24.

The first hour of this workshop will be delivered by CCE and will focus on the special cultural and language issues and challenges that International Students confront in the job search process.  We will concentrate on the cultural norms concerning networking, body language and etiquette that may be different from your home countries.  We will also focus on the challenges of improving English language skills so that you can be more effective in elevator pitches, written communications and interviewing.  We will cover suggested methods of language improvement including existing resources.

The second hour of the workshop will be conducted by the ISSO and you will get expert information on the F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) and sponsorship issues for those who are interested in working in the U.S. after completing your programs.  There will be ample opportunity to ask questions about the application process.

Attire: Casual
Registration: Suggested but not required
Resume required? No
Eligibility: Undergraduate and graduate students from CC, GS, GSAS, SEAS, SOA, SCE and GSAPP.

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