Workshops, Trips, & Events

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Events This Month

  • September 22, 2014

    Appointing International Students: Immigration Documents, I-9 Requirements, Etc.

    Do you need to interpret immigration documents (passports, visas, I-20's, I-94's, DS-2019's) for your job? Do you need to determine if an international student is eligible to work at UB? Do you need to sign off on new student employees' I-9 forms? This workshop is specifically designed for staff members who must interpret immigration documents in order to process appointments and fulfill their job responsibilities.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=3ECC8A56-385A-11E4-B4DA-911DEE0AE6A5

  • September 25, 2014

    How to Communicate More Effectively at UB

    Have you ever had an interaction with a UB employee that did not go as you expected? Were you ever in a situation where you could not communicate your needs effectively in a UB office? Come learn language and culture tips for successful communication in University offices.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=5A8B948E-1975-11E4-A98C-F29868E7A734

  • September 26, 2014

    Your F-1 Immigration Status: A Refresher

    Do you remember what it means to maintain your F-1 status? Do you have questions about what you can and cannot do as an F-1 student? We will discuss course registration requirements, working on- and off-campus, domestic and international travel, your immigration documents and much more! Note: You must be on time for this session. Students who arrive after it has started will not be admitted.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=BA6649F8-354A-11E4-96E0-F4162B3D5710

  • September 29, 2014

    F-1 Employment Authorization: Curricular & Optional Practical Training

    Learn the differences between Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT), and how to apply for these F-1 employment authorization benefits. Discuss the 17-month STEM extension rule, travel restrictions and other concerns.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=6521EE70-1975-11E4-AFBC-F2986A11A734

  • October 1, 2014

    Responding to the Needs of International Students: Tips for Staff Members

    How can UB staff better respond to international students' needs? This workshop presents strategies used by international students, explains the reasons why students employ various strategies, and suggests best practices for effective communication and understanding. Learn practical do's and don't's, and much more!

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=1A31ABF2-3933-11E4-8099-F74C48826FDE

  • October 3, 2014

    Your Passport to Employment: Tips & Strategies from UB IT Alumni

    Are you embarking on your job search? Come hear UB alumni discuss their experiences searching for a suitable position and, after they were hired, adapting to the U.S. work place and their employer's work environment.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=726C0E8A-1975-11E4-A247-F2986B79A734

  • October 7, 2014

    H-1B Visas: An Information Session for Students

    Are you a student who would like to know about work options after OPT? Come learn what an H-1B visa is, who is eligible for it, what the steps are for obtaining an H-1 B visa and so on.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=EA6B2DD4-1976-11E4-9789-F29894F9A734

  • October 9, 2014

    Your F-1 Immigration Status: A Refresher

    Do you remember what it means to maintain your F-1 status? Do you have questions about what you can and cannot do as an F-1 student? We will discuss course registration requirements, working on- and off-campus, domestic and international travel, your immigration documents and much more! Note: You must be on time for this session. Students who arrive after it has started will not be admitted.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=FB4AD03C-1976-11E4-802B-F298969AA734

  • October 10, 2014

    Cultural Tips for the University Environment

    Explore your cultural assumptions, engage in problem-solving scenarios and gain cultural insights to help you better understand your classmates, professors and UB staff members.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=044DF20E-1977-11E4-AE27-F298974DA734

  • October 10, 2014

    “Wadjda” (2012, Germany)

    A young Saudi girl enters her school's Koran recitation competition as a way to raise the money she needs to buy a green bicycle that has captured her interest. Her efforts at memorizing the verses impress her teacher, but when she wins the competition and announces her intention to buy the bicycle, her teachers have another idea what to do with the money. Jeannette Ludwig, Department of Romance Languages and Literatures, will introduce the film and lead a discussion following the screening.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=82E7B61E-18F4-11E4-A27B-F298ADFBA734

  • October 11, 2014

    AAA Driver Improvement Course

    AAA's six-hour defensive driving course will enable you to receive a 10% discount on your car insurance, reduce the number of points on your driving record (if you have any violations), refresh your driving skills and learn techniques for collision prevention. Advance Registration is required. Contact International Student and Scholar Services at 645-2258 for registration instructions.

    Web site: http://www.buffalo.edu/calendar/calendar?action=describe&which=0D283F24-1977-11E4-A79F-F2989816A734

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