Travel Signatures, ISSO Office Hours, and other Reminders
Apr. 03, 2012
1 - REMINDERS: UPCOMING EMPLOYMENT WORKSHOPS, OPT DROP OFF HOURS THIS WEEK, ISSO OFFICE HOURS, TRAVEL SIGNATURES, AND SUMMER STORAGE FOR UNDERGRADS
Summer Internships: International Undergraduate Students and Employment Authorization
Wednesday, April 18th at 4:00pm at the ISSO
Do the following describe you?
* Undergraduate International Student on an F-1 Visa
* Wanting to participate in a summer internship in the U.S.
* Not sure what to do?
Attend this workshop to find out how to obtain work authorization for the summer break! This workshop will focus primarily on the Brandeis summer internship course (INT 92g).
All other Spring 2012 ISSO Employment Workshops will cover:Curricular Practical Training (CPT, for F-1 Visa holders), 3pm-3:30pm
Optional Practical Training (OPT, for F-1 Visa holders), 3:30pm-4:30pm
Academic Training (AT, for J-1 Visa holders), 4:30pm-5pm
TODAY, Tuesday, April 3
Tuesday, April 10
Thursday, April 19
Friday, April 27
Location: Kutz 215
OPT Drop Off Hours This WeekThe ISSO has the following OPT Drop Off Hours this week:
Tuesday 4/3 (Today), 1-4pm
Thursday 4/5, 1-4pm
ISSO Office Hours
For the week of 4/1-4/7, the ISSO will be open normal business hours (9am-5pm, Monday-Friday) except:
Thursday 4/5, due to a meeting the office will open at 10am
Friday 4/6, the office will close at 12 noon in observance of the Good Friday holiday.
For the week of 4/8-4/14 (Spring Break), the ISSO will be open normal business hours (9am-5pm, Monday to Friday).
Have a safe and relaxing Spring Break!
Travel SignaturesIf you will be traveling outside of the U.S. this Spring Break (or summer), double check that you have gotten a travel signature on your most recent I-20 or DS-2019 that will be less than 6 months old when you re-enter the U.S. If you need a new signature, you can leave your I-20 or DS-2019 with the ISSO and retrieve it the following business day. For more information, see http://www.brandeis.edu/acserv/isso/travel/travelsignature.html. Please plan in advance! *****
2012 Summer Storage for International Undergraduate StudentsAn email was sent out by the ISSO on behalf of Community Living regarding Undergraduate Summer Storage last week. Please read the full email here: http://www.brandeis.edu/acserv/isso/news/apr2012/index.html and look for another email with the link to signing up on April 17 at approximately 10am.
2-ISSO OPEN MIC: APRIL TOPIC
In November 2011, ISSO started publishing monthly submissions written by Brandeis international students and scholars to our online Open Mic page on our website. Thank you to all who have contributed so far! Past submissions can be found on the website a the following link: http://www.brandeis.edu/acserv/isso/openmic/index.html.
The question/or theme for April 2012 is: What is your favorite Brandeis memory?
If you have suggestions for future Open Mic topics, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For the April topic, email email@example.com by April 30th with your submissions. Just a paragraph or two is great!
Feel free to include a photo!
In your email, indicate if you would like your submission to be anonymous or not!
3 - EVENTS
Culture X 2012: The World is Our StageApril 21, 7pm
Free tickets are available starting this week at Brandeis Tickets in SCC Atrium! Don't miss this event!
Fore more information, join the Facebook group for updates (Group: Culture X 2012: The World is our Stage).