OPT and CPT WEBINARS scheduled for this semester
Published: Thursday, 21 Feb 2013
Please mark your calendar! OISS is hosting several U.S. employment-based webinars (or web-based presentations) and in-person sessions this semester
Optional Practical Training (OPT):
International students planning on graduating this semester (Spring 2013) should begin applying for Optional Practical Training (OPT) if they have not done so already. OPT allows international students to work in the U.S. for 1 year after they have completed their academic program.
- Feb. 26th: OPT Webinar http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/events/?id=44889
- Mar. 18th: OPT Webinar http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/events/?id=44896
- Apr. 9th: OPT Information Session (In-Person) http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/events/?id=44770
Curricular Practical Training (CPT):
Additionally, continuing students who are planning to intern or work off-campus this summer should apply for Curricular Practical Training (CPT).
- Mar. 28th: CPT Webinar http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/events/?id=44897 (brand new webinar!)
CPT and OPT application packets in the section marked “Employment” under the “Students” tab of the OISS website. You can also refer to the website for the OPT “Myth Busting Series”; a resource developed by OISS to clarify some untrue beliefs about OPT. http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/news/?id=964
For students who are unable to attend the webinars or sessions, or cannot wait until the scheduled dates to apply, please visit the e-Learning section of the OISS website for the archived OPT webinar and other important OISS presentations and resources: http://oiss.isp.msu.edu/resources/elearning.htm