The employment seminar will cover topics such as Employment Options, OPT, OPT-X, Job search, resume and interview preparation, and obtaining employment based immigration.
  • Overview of Employment Options
  • Applying for F-1 Practical Training
  • STEM OPT and Cap-Gap
  • Preparing for Job Search
  • Obtaining H-1B Status and Employment Based Immigration
  • Academic Training for J-1 Students
  • Q&A
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    Dr. Donell Young
    Associate Vice President for Student Affairs and Dean of Students
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    Jin Zhang
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    Ayodele Ogunye
    Career Counselor
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    Avalyn Langemeier
    Partner, Foster LLP
    Avalyn C. Langemeier is a partner in Foster LLP's Houston office. Her practice focuses on business immigration and compliance. She assists employers and individuals with work visas, J-1 waivers, permanent residence and naturalization. She is Board Certified in Immigration and Nationality Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization and Recognized by “Who’s Who Legal: Corporate Immigration” and Best Lawyers in America.
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    Stefan Johnsson
    SEVIS Compliance Senior Coordinator, University of Houston
    Houston Forum Chair for 2020 and worked in international education for almost eight years.
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    Jessika Jones
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    Ida Thompson
    International Student Counselor II
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    Jason Scherzer
    International Student Counselor
    Jason is International Student Counselor at UH since 2012. Meets with students, scholars, and alumni with questions about seeking basic benefits, change of status to F-1/J-1, reinstatement to F-1/J-1 status, F-1/J-1 employment authorizations, J-1 orientations, transitions, and cultural issues.