International Career Day Schedule
Friday - January 24, 2014
1:30-7:30pm -Allegheny Room, Festival Student and Conference Center
Please arrive at least 15 minutes early!
2:00pm OPT Session: If this is your last semester, make sure to attend this session to learn about the Optional Practical Training (OPT) process. Presenter: Gina Kudrav, OIP-ISSS Office
2:30pm Resume Writing: Learn the fundamental components of writing a resume. Learn how to tailor your resume to market yourself. Presenter:Amanda Rashkin, Career & Academic Advising
3:15pm The Job Search Deal: Learn about the process of searching for and obtaining a job or internship; identify the key components you need and prepare yourself as you begin this process.Presenter:Marcus Anderson, Career & Academic Planning
4:00pm The Work Visa: Obtaining a work visa is not a simple process. You need to take a lot of factors into consideration including planning. Presenters: David E. Gluckman and Jonathan Moore, Associate Attorneys- Immigration Practice Group
5:30pm Alumni Panel: Like you, these panelists were international students (at JMU) who went through the job search and immigration ordeal. Come listen to what worked for them and what did not. Panelists: Sufi Nawaz '12, Ernest Mougoue '12, Jona Okoth '11
6:30pm Rotary Club Networking Dinner: Meet with Rotarians (in executive positions), learn about their profession, network with them, and enjoy a free dinner! Dress to impress! (Festival, Highlands Room)
No permit is necessary. Just be sure to park in the D3 lot next to the Festival Student and Conference Center (as shown in the Skyline Area of the campus map).