Applying for OPT

Wednesday, Jan. 26

12:00 PM – 1:30 PM

Virtual | Zoom | Register:

Marc Mejia, Senior International Student Advisor, and Rosaceli Malek, International Student Adviser, at Columbia’s International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) discuss applying for F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) after graduation ( OPT is a benefit and extension of F-1 student status that allows you to work in your field of study for up to 12 months and is authorized by the immigration agency, USCIS. This session is a must for all international students hoping to stay and work in the U.S. after graduation.

PLEASE NOTE: This event is open to all currently enrolled Columbia Journalism School students only. This event is virtual. All students will attend on Zoom.

QUESTIONS? Contact Lauren Mack, Program Manager, Office of Career Development, Columbia Journalism School: