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One To World: Campus to Career Public Speaking Workshop

With school presentations, interviews, and lectures, public speaking is a crucial skill in many aspects of your life. Led by a professional consultant, this workshop will help you understand and master the fundamentals of public speaking and presenting. Learn how to combine the science of persuasion with the art of performance to become an effective speaker.

Cost is $20.

Date: Saturday, March 7
Time: 10:00 am — 2:00 pm
Place: Address will be emailed closer to the date of the program.

For more information, contact Molly Hampton at 212.431.1195, email molly@one-to-world.org or visit their website

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Employment Options for F-1 or J-1 Students!

We will discuss the legal options for employment while in school and especially after graduation. Please see our video tutorial at https://ww3.hunter.cuny.edu/is/tutorial/reader.htm. It's never too early to gather information for future employment. Please arrive ten minutes early due to limited seats.

Date: Wednesday March 11
Time: 1:30 — 3:00 pm
Place: Room 805, East Building

For more information, please contact International Students Office at 212.772.4864 or email intlss@hunter.cuny.edu.

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Scholarships Available for International Students

The Don and Mary Ellen Passantino International Student Scholarship recognizes international students who have demonstrated outstanding scholarship and enthusiastic leadership and service under extraordinary circumstances. Two students per campus, per academic year, are awarded the scholarship.

Information and applications here.

Deadline: Friday, April 3
Time: 11:59 pm
Place: Room C001, North Building

For more information, please contact Teneia Wooten at 212.772.4908 or email teneia.wooten@hunter.cuny.edu

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Income Tax Information

As a CUNY international student, you are required to file tax forms each year with the IRS (Internal Revenue Service), even if you did not receive an income in 2014. The deadline for filing your taxes if you earned an income in 2014 is Wednesday, April 15, 2015! If you have no earned income in 2014 you must still file form 8843. The filing deadline is June 15, 2015.

Download the Income Tax Info Kit here.

Deadline: Wednesday, April 15
Time: 11:59 pm
Place: Room 1109, East Building

For more information, please contact International Students Office at 212.772.4864 or email.

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OPT Information For F-1 Students

If Spring 2015 is your last semester and you plan to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT), you should apply no later than one month before your completion date or final examination date on Friday, May 22. If you file for OPT later than April 22nd, it may reduce the amount of time that you are allowed to work in the United States

Download OPT Filing Deadlines here.

Date: Monday, June 22
Time: 11:00 am — 1:00 pm
Place: Room 1109, East Building

For more information, please contact International Students Office at 212.772.4864 or intlss@hunter.cuny.edu.

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Do You Have Travel Plans this Semester?

Are you planning to travel outside the United States during the spring 2015 semester? If so, please remember that re-entry to the United States requires a recent (within a year) signature from a Designated School Official for F-1 status holders or an Alternate Responsible Officer for J-1 Exchange Visitor holders.

Come to our office at least 2 weeks before your planned departure date and ask an International Student Advisor to sign your I-20 or DS-2019. If you are on Optional Practical Training (OPT) for F-1 status students or Academic Training (AT) for J-1Exchange Visitors, you will require an updated signature every six months.

In addition, if you have recently applied for post-completion OPT you should ask an International Students Advisor regarding whether you can travel or if you should wait for your EAD card to arrive.

For more information, please contact international students office at 212.772.4864, email intlss@hunter.cuny.edu, visit our office at Room 1109, East Building, or visit our web site.

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If yes, send an email to international-l@hunter.listserv.hunter.cuny.edu to be added to the list.

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