Description: The International Student Lunch Conversation is a casual time and space for international students to make friends, eat food, and talk about how it is to be an international student in the U.S. and at the University of Michigan. The group will address a specific topic each time, such as adjusting to the U.S., getting to know American culture, and dealing with academic stress, but is also open for students to bring their own topic.
The Intercultural Leadership Seminar (ILS) is designed for international and U.S. students who want to learn how to be more effective in a global environment. ILS includes brief lectures, discussion, experiential activities, and small group work. While at ILS you will:
Description: Introduction to the Foreign Service Officer Selection Process and Test: Diplomat in Residence Drew Mann will review the path to a career as a Foreign Service Officer, and provide detailed information about each step in the process. Are you considering whether to take the Foreign Service Test? Trying to figure out the best time of year (October, February, or June) to do so? Curious about the format of the test, what subjects are covered, how to prepare, and test-taking strategies? If so, be sure to attend this session.
Description: Are you interested in interning abroad? Come hear directly from the students how they found their internship, the skills they gained, and what's next!
Description: Designed for international students and scholars who are interested in learning about basic eligibility requirements and specific procedures. The program will conclude with time for questions.
Register in advance through Sessions@Michigan for log-in details.
Presenter: Dawn Welk Wise from the Law Firm of Irani & Wise.
Permanent residency authorizes a foreign national to work in the U.S. indefinitely. Topics covered in the workshop include basic eligibility requirements and specific procedures.
Description: Do you plan to work in the United States after finishing your degree? This program is designed to help international students maximize their chances of finding employment in the U.S. We'll discuss how to put together an effective job search, provide an overview of immigration regulations pertinent to international students, and highlight some of the many resources and services available in the University Career Center.
International students are encouraged to utilize this opportunity to build relationships, explore resources, share any challenges you experience academically and socially, and support each other. The Chat is facilitated by members of the International Center Student Council (ICSC) and International Center staff. No registration is required.
Description: 60 Minutes Around the Globe is an opportunity for international students to present a variety of topics they choose (e.g. food, music, sports, politics, religions, etc.) from their home countries. Through an informal presentation, followed by questions and answers, it promotes awareness and discussions among those attending the events.
Winter 2021 60 Minutes Events Include:
- January 20: Germany
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