Wednesday, February 27, 2013

GlobalPittsburgh Co-Sponsoring Career & Immigration Symposium for International Students March 20

GlobalPittsburgh will co-sponsor a career and immigration symposium for international students in the Pittsburgh region on Wednesday, March 20 from noon to 6 p.m. at the University of Pittsburgh. Admission is free.

A collaboration between Duquesne University, Carnegie Mellon University, the University of Pittsburgh and Vibrant Pittsburgh, the Symposium is designed to help international students understand the transition from F-1 to OPT to H-1B visa status, how to participate in interviews in the U.S., how to prepare a resume for an American audience and culminating with a Networking session.

Noon - Registration Begins
12:30 PM - Keynote Speaker Moussa Coulibaly, Vice President of Strategic Planning and Treasurer, Dick's Sporting Goods
1:00 PM - Immigration Workshop guiding students from F-1 through OPT to H-1B
2:30 PM - Regional Employment Trends
3:00 PM - Resumes and Interviewing Preparation
4:00 PM - Networking Reception (Refreshments will be provided)

The Symposium will take place in the O'Hara Student Center Ballroom, second floor, on the University of Pittsburgh campus. The address is 4024 O’Hara Street (corner of University Place), Pittsburgh, PA 15213

There is no cost to attend, but registration is requested. To register, go to

Other co-sponsors include the Allegheny Conference for Community Development, Imagine Pittsburgh, the Immigration Law Clinic at the University of Pittsburgh and the Pittsburgh Technology Council.

For more information, contact your campus Career Center or International Student Office.

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