Upcoming OIE Deadlines and Sessions

Study Abroad Deadlines are Nearly Here!
Looking to study abroad on Exchange during the Academic Year, Fall, or Summer 2019? The deadline to apply is: Feb. 1, 2019

Looking for a summer study abroad program? There are still programs accepting students, but the Feb. 15 deadline is nearly here. Visit the program pages for more information or contact us.

Study Abroad 101 Featuring the NGS Costa Rica Program and the China Summer Program
February 5 at 11am in Student Center #319

Study Abroad 101 Featuring Summer Study Abroad Programs
Have questions about studying abroad over summer? Now is a great time to come learn more!
February 12 at 11am in Student Center #301

Ask Me About Global Internships
Stop by to ask questions about Global Internships!
February 14 from 11am-12pm at the Clough Info. Desk (across from Starbucks)

Oxford Group Leader Applications
Dear GTAAN Advisors, did you want to study abroad, but couldn’t? Well, here’s a once in a lifetime opportunity. Apply to be a Group Leader and get to travel with students to 9 different countries with the Oxford Summer Program! The application plus full instructions and requirements can be found here: https://oxford.gatech.edu/content/2019-group-leader-application.

OPT for F-1 Spring Graduating Students!
Are you advising an F-1 student graduating this Spring 2019 semester? Have you discussed post-graduation plans re: real-world work experience? If yes, students should consider applying for Post-Completion OPT (Optional Practical Training)! OIE will begin to accept Post-Completion OPT e-forms in iStart on January 28, 2019. The first day to submit OPT applications to USCIS is February 4, 2019.

OIE will have an OPT Workshop on Thursday Jan. 31st: DM Smith, 105 @ 11-11:45am.  Please encourage your students to visit our OPT website https://oie.gatech.edu/isss/opt. If students have questions, they may e-mail us: info@oie.gatech.edu

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