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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)    

Driving Directions:

Get Google Maps directions to Festival Conference and Student Center. Street Address: 1301 Carrier Drive, Harrisonburg VA. 

Parking:

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).