International Student Services

Workshops & Activities

Workshops

Job Search Strategies for International Students Workshop:

Looking for work presents special challenges for international students. This workshop will cover best practices and strategies for seeking and applying for jobs. Information on OPT and CPT will also be presented.

  • Tuesday, January 20th, 2:00 - 3:00 pm in UW1-103
  • Wednesday, February 4th,  3:00pm - 4:00pm in UW1-103
  • Wednesday, February 18th,  3:00pm - 4:00pm in UW1-103
  • Tuesday, March 3rd,  3:00pm - 4:00pm in UW1-103

If you are not able to attend a workshop, students are encouraged to schedule an appointment to meet with Career Services to learn about job search strategies (careers@uwb.edu) or with International Student Services to learn about CPT/OPT (international@uwb.edu).

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop:
Interested to work in the U.S. after graduation? Come to our informational session to learn about how you can apply for OPT work authorization. ISS will share information to help you through the application process, and answer your questions. The OPT Information and Application Packet is online here.

 
All workshops will be held in Husky Hall, Room 1160A:
  • Thursday, January 8 @ 1pm
  • Tuesday January 13 @ 4pm
  • Thursday, January 22 @ 11am
  • Tuesday, January 27 @ 1pm
  • Thursday, February 5 @ 4pm
  • Tuesday February 24 @ 1pm
  • Thursday, March 5 @ 11am
  • Tuesday, March 10 @ 4pm
  • Thursday, March 12 @ 12pm (noon)

Activities

All upcoming activities will be posted on our UWB International Students Facebook Page - Join Now !

One of our support services is to provide cultural adjustment assistance to new and current international students at the University of Washington Bothell. Throughout the academic year, we will be hosting and collaborating with on-campus groups to offer students many opportunities to meet students and community members through various fun and interactive activites. We are excited to meet new and continuring students this upcoming quarter!

Previous Activities Have Included....

• Auntie Anne's Pretzel Field Trip
• International Game Night
• Corn Maze & Pumpkin Farm
• Winter Life Snowshoeing Tour in Leavenworth
• Future of Flight - Boeing Tour
• Skagit Valley Tulip Festival & Deception Pass State Park
• Northwest Trek Wildlife Park
• Cooking for College Students
• Tour Seattle
• Bowling at Kenmore Lanes
• Food Lifeline Volunteering
• Ice Skating in Lynnwood
• Snowshoeing in Snoqualmie
• Muddy Boots Tour of UW Bothell Wetlands
• Thanksgiving Dinner with UW Bothell faculty/staff
• Dinner at Zen Garden
 

The International Student Facilitators is a student organization that aims to assist international students in their transiton to life in the United States and at UW Bothell. They will also be planning quarterly activities that all international and domestic students at UW Bothell are welcome to join. Check out the ISF Facebook page or contact ISF to join their listserv to stay informed of all upcoming activities!

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