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Seminars & Workshops

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The International Students & Scholars Office will be offering workshops and seminars on a variety of subjects related to the international student and/or scholar. 

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Practical Training Info Session:

This session will review all forms of practical training that international students can engage in, Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and 'pre-completion optional practical training' (OPT) - however - the focus will be on 'post-completion' optional practical training to use after completion of your program.

WHEN:

Thursday, October 2, 2014 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 8, 2014 - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, October 16, 2014 - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Thursday, Ocotber 23, 2014 - 3:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Monday, Ocober 27, 2014 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, November 6, 2014 - 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, November 12, 2014 - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 - 4:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

WHERE:

Career & International Services Conference Room - 2307

HOW:
Please sign up by going to the Front Desk in Career & International Services OR email me. (Note - I must have at least two attendees to run the session)

Topics to Cover:

  • What is Practical Training?
  • What types of Practical Training are there?
  • Internship authorizations - do I apply for CPT or OPT?
  • New post-completion regulation for 'post-completion' OPT?
  • Unemployment on OPT
  • STEM Extension
  • Cap-Gap Extension
  • How/when to apply
  • Travel while on OPT
  • Your responsibilities while on OPT

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GLACIER Tax Prep - software for the international student and scholar who are considered 'non-residents' for tax purposes will be able to use to file theirfederal tax return. 

NEW - GTP has a video titled "Welcome to the U.S. Tax System" - you will access this from the GTP user main menu. In addition, there is a tutoria titled "GTP System Tutorial" that will provide information on how to use Glacier Tax Prep. This should also be located in your user menu.

Knight