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). 


Post-Completion OPT Workshops (Now via Zoom)

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. 

All workshops will be hosted virtually (Zoom) until further notice. No RSVP required.

  • Wednesday, January 29
  • Tuesday, February 4
  • Wednesday, April 22: Session 1: 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm.                                                (Zoom Link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/99919328109)                                                                                         Session 2: 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm.                                             (Zoom Link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/96961209777)
  • Wednesday, May 6 (Zoom Link: https://sjsu.zoom.us/j/94762396944)


Post-OPT Application Packet (I-765) Review Workshops (Now via Zoom)

We will host a general packet review session of the required application materials that students need to send via post 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. Please bring ALL of your completed application materials.

This workshop is ONLY for students who have already received their I-20s with the post-completion OPT recommendation and have also completed the I-765 (USCIS'S OPT application). DO NOT ATTEND THIS WORKSHOP IF YOU ARE NOT READY TO SEND YOUR OPT APPLICATION (I-765) TO THE GOVERNMENT!

All workshops will be hosted virtually (Zoom) until further notice. No RSVP required.


STEM-OPT Extension Workshops (Virtual)

Please join us for this interactive, virtual workshop on STEM-OPT Extensions. 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.