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OISS is hosting their first webinar on Optional Practical Training (OPT), a post-program completion work authorization option for F-1 international students in the U.S.
OISS is hosting their first webinar on Optional Practical Training (OPT), a post-program completion work authorization option for F-1 international students in the U.S.

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OPT webinar, Monday 10/29 at 3:30pm

Posted By: OISS    Published: Friday, 26 Oct 2012

OISS is hosting their first webinar (a web-based presentation) on Optional Practical Training (OPT) on Monday, October 29th from 3:30 to 4:30 PM.

This webinar will outline the OPT application process and how to avoid common OPT misunderstandings or mistakes. To participate, go to https://connect.msu.edu/oissopt/. Pre-registration in NOT required.

What is OPT?
OPT is a post-program completion U.S. work authorization option. F-1 visa holders can apply for 12 months of U.S. employment eligibility. For certain students in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, there is also an option to apply for an additional 17 months of U.S. employment eligibility (which totals 29 months!).

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