Off Campus Employment Authorization, New Employment Workshop, and OPT/CPT Drop Off Hours
Mar. 20, 2012
1 – Reminders: Off Campus Employment Authorization
2 – ISSO Open Mic: March Submissions Due 3/31!
3 - Events: Non ISSO On Campus Events
1 - REMINDERS: Off Campus Employment Authorization
As a reminder, employment authorization MUST be received BEFOREHAND for ALL off-campus work. For more information, please contact the ISSO, attend an ISSO employment workshop, or see the links below:
New Employment Workshop Added to Schedule:
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
Tuesday, March 20 (TODAY)
Wednesday, March 28
Tuesday, April 3
Location: Kutz 215
ISSO OPT/CPT Spring 2012 Drop Off Hours
If you are planning to drop off your OPT or CPT application, the Spring 2012 ISSO times are:
Check List for OPT Drop-Offs: http://www.brandeis.edu/acserv/isso/current/employment/opt/opt_app.pdf
Check List for CPT Drop-Offs: http://www.brandeis.edu/acserv/isso/current/employment/cpt/cpt_application_check_list.pdf
2-ISSO OPEN MIC: MARCH 2012 TOPIC
What have you experienced for the first time in the U.S. and/or Brandeis?
Email email@example.com by end of the month with your submissions. Just a paragraph or two is great! (See below for past submissions)
Feel free to include a photo!
In your email, indicate if you would like your submission to be anonymous or not!
Past submissions: http://www.brandeis.edu/acserv/isso/openmic/index.html
3 - EVENTS
Global Trade Summit 2012, with Governor Deval Patrick
Tuesday, April 3, 11:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Levin Ballroom, Usdan Student Center
This one-day conference is the premier event for professionals seeking to understand and succeed in global markets. For this year's summit, speakers from business, government and academia will focus on opportunities in emerging markets and give special attention to four countries: Brazil, India, Israel and Turkey.
The keynote address will be given by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick. Among the other speakers include EMC Senior VP Joel Schwartz, Kronos CEO Aron Ain, and Ken Brown, Executive Director of the Massachusetts Office of International Trade and Investment.
2012 Experiential Learning Symposium!
Thursday, March 22, 2012, 4-6:30pm
*Inside the Symposium*: Don’t forget to come by the RAFFLE TABLE inside Levin Ballroom to enter to win 2 $50 gift cards AND a chance to take a faculty member out to lunch off campus!
Join us in celebrating the incredible EL work of Brandeis students!
The 2012 Experiential Learning Symposium is the perfect opportunity to acknowledge the work of your friends and to connect to future opportunities.
Over 23 majors will be represented and there will be many resources available about experiential learning practicums, internships, the Justice Brandeis Semester (JBS), study abroad, scholarships, community service and more.
4-5pm: Welcome by Provost Steve Goldstein & Faculty/ Student Panel Moderated by Student Union President Herbie Rosen ‘12
Faculty/ Student Pairs:
Professor Bruce Goode & Jessica Pullen '13
Professor Ann Olga Koloski-Ostrow & Benjamin Federlin '14
Professor Laura Goldin & Samuel Porter '14
5-6:30pm: Poster/ Multimedia Presentations
6:30pm: Sushi Reception & DJ Marcos
For more information, visit: http://www.brandeis.edu/experientiallearning/events/2012symposium.html
Join the Brandeis Pluralism Alliance Steering Committee!!!
The BPA invites applications for new members to join the 2012-2013 Brandeis Pluralism Alliance Steering Committee, which is responsible for advising all of the initiative's activities. The Steering Committee also selects grant recipients for projects addressing issues of identity, pluralism and unity at Brandeis. As a BPA Steering Committee member, you will serve as a liaison to grants recipients and organize Pluralism Alliance meetings for representatives of student organizations to share and discuss ongoing initiatives. For more information or to apply, visit the BPA website at http://www.brandeis.edu/das/programs/bpa/committee/index.html.
Applications are due Thursday, April 5.