F-1 Employment Workshops

Looking for opportunities to work as part of your studies, or after graduation? Attend an upcoming workshop to learn more about employment opportunities with Curricular Practical Training (CPT) or Optional Practical Training (OPT). 

All workshops will be conducted virtually via Zoom until further notice. 

Post-Completion OPT Workshops 

This general Post-Completion OPT workshop will provide an overview on how to apply for Post-OPT. We will review eligibility, steps to apply, reporting requirements, and many more topics pertaining to Post-OPT. 

No RSVP required.

Monday, February 6, 2023

Session 1: 10:00 am to 11:00 apm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/83296339613?pwd=elZQQnBmYWFrc3o2QTRHK004V3JxQT09)

Session 2: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/89749703550?pwd=a3l1RXNMSVlkMURLczFmZFUvZ1pKQT09)

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Session 1: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/81150146239?pwd=cG5mRi8wVFUzSmx3YVdUQndVaHNBdz09)

Session 2: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm  (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/85821267962?pwd=ZTBEbkU4QUxjR2V1dDJ3VEhIRDJrUT09)

Tuesday, March 7, 2023

Session 1: 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/84500800811?pwd=MmpPeDh0ZUdLM2M1cGtwY0xmR3d2Zz09)

Session 2: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/85383925327?pwd=UjFBOEQzSk1meEpTMlowTmVyZ3pXQT09)

Thursday, March 23, 2023

Session 1: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/83030224776?pwd=VTUyRFNwMXlpZkRCbHhLVVM2WXJjdz09)

Friday, April 7, 2023

Session 1: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/89365703696?pwd=aHNjSmM4SlpnU0k4WGtwQVJoV0IyUT09)

Session 2: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/82646156107?pwd=QTlEaFV0Yy95YWZRMGZ3aDdoVDlLdz09)

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Session 1: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/88286367472?pwd=Y3FaTDhUR0hjdVhJTHZLT1FXNk8wZz09)

Post-Completion OPT Application Packet (I-765) Prep Workshops 

We will host a general packet prep session for the required application materials that students need to submit to USCIS. While we cannot and are not permitted to review each student's OPT application individually, we will be able to address specific questions about the I-765 (OPT) application and the application process, for filing your OPT application online. 

This workshop is ONLY for students who have already received their I-20s with the post-completion OPT recommendation.

PLEASE DO NOT ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP IF YOU ARE NOT READY TO SUBMIT YOUR OPT APPLICATION (I-765) TO USCIS!

No RSVP required.

Monday, February 20, 2023 

Session 1: 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/88123640845?pwd=SHBqT0VodmphRnRibkxQN2djRzk0Zz09)

Session 2: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/89419543812?pwd=bmJ0eW9EQ3lvTGp1QlJCM09XajhYUT09)

Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Session 1: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/89340599780?pwd=ZlYwUndFc1pMeDM5ZHQ2cDc3Vi9wUT09)   

Session 2: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/82162202118?pwd=TGlTdGZYdy9QRGYvd1FOQkxHN09rdz09)

Friday, March 10, 2023

Session 1: 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/89779601245?pwd=eDB1QzJCZEY3MUFrdEtuNHovaGM5Zz09)

Session 2: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/85161961129?pwd=cGk5SlQ1U0ZHRm85eDl6TWFPc0xjdz09)

Tuesday, March 14, 2023

Session 1: 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/84946852553?pwd=RGZzMUROOUNFa0ZvbkFYaHpBYXYzdz09)

Session 2: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/81734320946?pwd=elN6clpsbHRZcm5ERGFKYjNwQ0ladz09)

Thursday, April 13, 2023

Session 1: 10:00 am to 11:00 am (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/82161602893?pwd=ZCtrbzkxMWZSUndtb3ZmcGQ0RG82dz09)

Session 2: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/84389015505?pwd=L0JUWGNpZ3Bqd1Z0MlFIL1FxRkZDZz09)

Friday, May 3, 2023

Session 1: 11:00 am to 12:00 pm (Zoom link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/89033354494?pwd=UmllUGsxMXBMU0Nia1h6QjNxMG1HZz09)

STEM OPT Extension Workshops 

Please join us for this virtual workshop on STEM OPT Extension. This workshop is intended for students currently on post-completion OPT, who want to learn more about STEM OPT. We will provide a very throrough overview of the STEM OPT Extension application process, eligibility requirements, reporting responsibilites, STEM OPT FAQs, etc.

No RSVP required. Please click on the registration links below to join the Zoom workshop.

Wednesday, February 15, 2023: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/81361606195?pwd=cnJTSk96NXpXNWt6RXJMdkVrOEI2UT09 

Wednesday, March 15, 2023:  4:00 pm to 5:00 pm  https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/85242753902?pwd=dXVLOExJc0g4c2ZtbER2K2dvUzNwdz09

Friday, April 21, 2023: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/89577413235?pwd=QXpLcmhmNnlmZnVqeGtiTFpjcEV2UT09