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Planning Ahead: Maintaining Your Visa Status After Graduation

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Maintaining Visa Status After Graduation: Overview of Options

DATE: Tuesday, May 18th, 2021

TIME: 5:30 - 6:30 PM PST 

Learn about your options to remain in the U.S. after graduation. It’s important to understand this now as each student’s timeline may be different. Join us for a webinar to understand your grace period, applicable deadlines, options to work, pursue graduate studies, or depart the U.S. Hope to see you there!

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Working in the U.S. After Graduation: 12-Month Post-Completion OPT

DATE: Wednesday, May 19th, 2021

TIME: 5:30 - 6:30 PM PST 

Are you an F-1 international student graduating from UC San Diego soon and hoping to work in the U.S. afterwards? Come to this session to learn all the ins and outs of Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT)! We will also briefly cover changing to H-1B visa status after OPT, what the Cap-Gap Extension is, as well as the 2-year F-1 STEM OPT Extension. We hope to see you there!



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Pursuing Graduate Studies: Transferring to a Higher Level Graduate Program

DATE: Thursday, May 20th, 2021

TIME: 5:30 - 6:30 PM PST 

If you are graduating and going from a Bachelors to a Masters or PhD, or going from a Masters to PhD, come to this session to learn about your options! We will cover whether you are starting a new higher level program at UC San Diego or transferring to another school. Hope to see you there!



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Resources for Job Searching: OPT, CPT & Beyond!

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Original Webinar Air Date: Wednesday, April 21, 2021 3PM PDT 

About This Webinar: Learn about all the resources available to you in your job search as an international student. Get advice on important topics like how to answer questions related to work authorization and sponsorship, what types of employers are likely to hire international students, and more!