Career Workshops

ISSS is pleased to partner with the Career Center on our Career Workshop Series, which was designed specifically with international students in mind. More career-related resources are available on the Career Center website.

For OPT/CPT Workshops, please visit our F-1 Employment Workshops page.


Fall 2022 Workshop Series


Presenting your Best Self on LinkedIn

Thursday, September 29, 2022 | 4:00-5:00 PM (PT)

Registration Required for Zoom Link

First impressions make a difference, and this includes your online presence. Make sure you are presenting yourself in the best way possible! Potential employers may look at your profile when you apply for positions as may immigration officers when reviewing your OPT or CPT applications. Join ISSS and the Career Center for this special event designed with international students in mind. We will cover strategies for creating a strong LinkedIn presence as well as networking tips, such as how to appropriately reach out to someone on LinkedIn.


Hot Topics in Job Hunting as an International Student: Roundtable Discussion

Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | 2:00-3:00 PM (PT)

Registration Required for Zoom Link

Job hunting as an international student brings its own set of unique challenges as you navigate immigration regulations and cultural differences. In this Roundtable Discussion, we'll hear from a panel of international students and alumni as well as SJSU staff who work closely with international students. Topics will focus on what's important to you, and you can submit questions when you register for the event. We also want to hear from you, and encourage you to participate in the discussion by sharing your experience, challenges, and questions regarding employment as an international student. Format of the event will include: Panel Discussion on Hot Topics (20 minutes) followed by an interactive Roundtable Discussion with participants (30 minutes).

Meet our panelists!