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Overview

iCareer is a series of informative discussions and presentations to provide important resources and address the unique needs/issues faced by international students as they are preparing for their academic/career path beyond James Madison University.

What do you plan to do when you graduate from JMU?

Will you go to grad school? Do you plan to work

Will you be going home or will you stay in the U.S.?

How does your immigration status impact your options? ...

[Download a copy of the Fall 2019 iCareer handout]

Informative Workshops:

[Level 1]

  • [Fall: 09/20] Working On-Campus.
  • [Fall: 09/20] Networking 101: Buildig Professional Communities.
  • [Spring: TBA] Intro to Working in the US.

[Level 2]

  • [Fall: 09/20] International Alumni Stories. 
  • [Fall: 09/20] Working Off-Campus- intro to CPT and OPT. 
  • [Fall: 09/20] Utilizing JMU's Career Resources and Services. 
  • [Fall: 09/20] Intro to the Work Visa. 
  • [Fall: 09/20] Marketing your global self.

[Level 3]

  • [Fall: 09/20] Open More Doors with Your Graduate Degree
  • [Spring: TBA] What is Your Career Strategy? 
  • [Spring: TBA] Going Back Home as a JMU Graduate
  • [1 on 1 appointment] Applying for OPT/CPT 
Important Events & Programs
  • International Student Career Day [ISCD]*
    3:30 PM – 5:30 PM | Friday, Sept. 20th | Festival Ballroom (Poster, Schedule)

-- Register for International Student Career Day --

  • Connect with JMU International Alumni
    Time, date, and location will be announced soon
  • Volunteering Trips
    Time, date, and location will be announced soon
  • Graduate & Professional School Fair:
    3 PM – 6 PM | Tuesday, Sept. 24th | Hotel Madison
  • Campus-Wide Career Fair
    11 AM – 3 PM | Monday, Sept. 23rd | Festival Ballroom
    11 AM – 3 PM | Tuesday, Sept. 24th | Festival Ballroom

Career & Academic Planning (CAP) Workshops: Writing Resumes, Interviewing... are offered throughout the semester and by appointment

Resources
Contact Information

If you have any questions, feel free to contact Thomas Lavenir (540) 568-7314.

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