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Nov 1st, 2017 (Wed)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  H-1B Visa Workshop

An immigration attorney from a local law firm will give an overview of the H-1B employment-based visa. He will present the general rules and processes for cap-subject (for-profit companies) and cap-exempt (colleges and universities) employers. There will be time for your questions.

A separate presentation about Employment-Based Visas and Permanent Residence will be on November 15.

DATE/TIME: November 1, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
EVENT LOCATION: Blegen Hall, Room 10

Nov 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  Make Time to PAWS (Culture Corps Booth)

Make Time to PAWS on November 2 for this fun, free event. The Great Hall in Coffman will transform into a park filled with furry friends from PAWS and many other creative, fun and relaxing activities. From ISSS, Culture Corps students will have a booth where you can learn Chinese calligraphy.

We know that it can be a challenge to feel in control of your life, especially if you’re stressed by:

  • Classes, homework and exams
  • Extracurricular activities
  • Social and family pressures
  • Work and finances

Make Time to PAWS will show you simple actions you can do alone to stay health, reduce your stress, and balance your life.

DATE/TIME: November 2, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
LOCATION: Coffman Memorial Union, Great Hall

Nov 2nd, 2017 (Thu)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Culture Corps Presents Min Cuisine

Food culture takes up a large portion in Chinese Culture. Chinese people always say "Have you had your meal?" as a greeting; it is just as common as Americans saying "What's up?" to each other.

There are a lot of Chinese restaurants near campus, but they do not make authentic Chinese food. Chinese food has many different styles, and the eight most popular styles being Lu, Chuan, Yue, Su, Min, Zhe, Xiang, and Hui.

Come to this Culture Corps presentation where Yudi Zhang will introduce the food from her hometown of Fuzhou. This is a town is on the southeast coast of China, so seafood is common in "Min" style of dishes. Come and know more about Min Cuisine!

DATE/TIME: November 2, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Blegen Hall, Room 105

Nov 3rd, 2017 (Fri)
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
  Intern This Summer in New York or San Francisco Internships and Earn Three Credits

Intern this summer in your field of study while exploring an exciting new city!

In LEAD 3972, each undergraduate student is matched to a professional practice internship based on their skills, interests and professional goals. This eight-week experience includes a three-credit course (OLPD Internship Experience) that guides and supports your six-week internship in San Francisco or New York. Internships are available for all fields of study.

Applicants must be international students who will have completed their sophomore year by the time the internship begins. ISSS and the Leadership Minor are partners in this internship opportunity.

You can view digital stories from former interns, read our frequently asked questions, and learn how to apply at lead.umn.edu/intern.

We are also holding the following information sessions where you can learn more and ask your questions:

DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS (RSVP HERE):
November 3, 3:30-4:00 p.m., Appleby Hall 204
November 8, 12:30-1:00 p.m., Appleby Hall 3
November 21, 5:00-5:30 p.m., Appleby Hall 204

Nov 3rd, 2017 (Fri)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Small World Coffee Hour Presents: Art

Join Small World Coffee Hour at Weisman Arts Museum! Jazba (an Indian Bollywood student group), the Russian Speaking Student Association and the Pakistan Student Association will join us to represent their culture and arts from their country.

Immerse yourself in this multicultural event, accompanied by cultural presentations, clothing and most importantly, a variety of FOOD!!! We will also have Jazz group performing throughout the event.

DATE/TIME: November 3, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Weisman Art Museum (Note special location)

Nov 8th, 2017 (Wed)
12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
  Intern This Summer in New York or San Francisco Internships and Earn Three Credits

Intern this summer in your field of study while exploring an exciting new city!

In LEAD 3972, each undergraduate student is matched to a professional practice internship based on their skills, interests and professional goals. This eight-week experience includes a three-credit course (OLPD Internship Experience) that guides and supports your six-week internship in San Francisco or New York. Internships are available for all fields of study.

Applicants must be international students who will have completed their sophomore year by the time the internship begins. ISSS and the Leadership Minor are partners in this internship opportunity.

You can view digital stories from former interns, read our frequently asked questions, and learn how to apply at lead.umn.edu/intern.

We are also holding the following information sessions where you can learn more and ask your questions:

DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS (RSVP HERE):
November 3, 3:30-4:00 p.m., Appleby Hall 204
November 8, 12:30-1:00 p.m., Appleby Hall 3
November 21, 5:00-5:30 p.m., Appleby Hall 204

Nov 10th, 2017 (Fri)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Small World Coffee Hour Presents: St. Paul

At this Small World Coffee Hour, the Brazilian Student Association and other international students will sharing their international perspectives on Agriculture! This is your chance to have coffee, enjoy free food, meet new people from around the world, and learn more about agriculture in different regions of the globe.

DATE/TIME: November 10, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Coffey Hall

Nov 13th, 2017 (Mon)
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
  Interrogating Prides-Queer Nationalism in India (A Culture Corps Presentation)

What are the histories of pride marches in India? What is the location of pride in the Indian queer movements? How do we read pride marches in the wake of the resurgence of right-wing movements in India? Do conversations on pride marches in India resonate transnationally?

Come for this Culture Corps presentation if you would like a nuanced understanding of queer movements in South Asia. Anyone interested in social movements is encouraged to attend.

DATE/TIME: November 13, 11:00-12:00 p.m.
LOCATION: University International Center, Room 101

Nov 15th, 2017 (Wed)
4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  Employment-based Visas and Permanent Residence Workshop

An immigration attorney from a local law firm will give an overview of employment-based visa options such as H-1B, O-1, and L-1 visas. The second part of the workshop includes information on the process for becoming a U.S. permanent resident through employment. There will be time for your questions.

A separate workshop about H-1B visas is being held on November 1.

DATE/TIME: November 15, 4:30-6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Blegen Hall, Room 10

Nov 17th, 2017 (Fri)
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
  Conversations with Family and Friends about Our Gender and/or Sexuality - International GLBTQ Discussion Group

Melinda Lee, the assistant director of Gender and Sexuality Center, will share their experiences of talking about their gender and sexuality to their family and friends in our discussion group. They will also lead an open discussion surrounding this topic.

During this session, they will share how they discuss their gender and sexuality with their family and friends and what have been helpful or unhelpful in such conversation. This session will also be a good opportunity for international LGBTQ+ students to share their thoughts, concerns, or experiences with each other in the safe space.

DATE/TIME: November 17, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Appleby Hall, Room 41
LEARN MORE on the Facebook Event

Nov 17th, 2017 (Fri)
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
  Small World Coffee Hour Presents: Tourist

Ready to take a tour around the world with Small World Coffee Hour?

Mark your calendar for our upcoming event, and join the Nepali Student Association, the Omani Student Union, Ethiopian Student Association, Singapore Student Association, and Persisma as they take us on a tour of their countries. This is your opportunity to learn about some new great tourist spots. And let’s not forget we’ll be serving some delicious FREE FOOD! Who knows, you might end up planning your next vacation sooner than you thought.

DATE/TIME: November 17, 4:00-6:00 p.m.
LOCATION: Yudof Hall
SAY YOU ARE GOING and learn more on SWCH’s Facebook Event

Nov 21st, 2017 (Tue)
5:00 PM - 5:30 PM
  Intern This Summer in New York or San Francisco Internships and Earn Three Credits

Intern this summer in your field of study while exploring an exciting new city!

In LEAD 3972, each undergraduate student is matched to a professional practice internship based on their skills, interests and professional goals. This eight-week experience includes a three-credit course (OLPD Internship Experience) that guides and supports your six-week internship in San Francisco or New York. Internships are available for all fields of study.

Applicants must be international students who will have completed their sophomore year by the time the internship begins. ISSS and the Leadership Minor are partners in this internship opportunity.

You can view digital stories from former interns, read our frequently asked questions, and learn how to apply at lead.umn.edu/intern.

We are also holding the following information sessions where you can learn more and ask your questions:

DATES/TIMES/LOCATIONS (RSVP HERE):
November 3, 3:30-4:00 p.m., Appleby Hall 204
November 8, 12:30-1:00 p.m., Appleby Hall 3
November 21, 5:00-5:30 p.m., Appleby Hall 204

 

 

 

 

 

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