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Campus to Career Day

Join us for a 3-hour workshop presented by Alan Kerzner, the founder of the Institute for Global Student Success. Learn how to market yourself for success in the internship and job hunt as you move forward in your career. The focus of this workshop will be how to successfully build your brand and professional network. You will walk away with a draft positioning statement and a networking action plan that will put you on the right path to landing your dream job!

Please register for this event by visiting our event page.
Registration Deadline: Monday, February 15

Date: Saturday, February 20
Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm
Place: Meeting instructions will be emailed before the program

For more information, please contact Molly Hampton at 212.431.1195, email molly@one-to-world.org or visit our web site.

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Community Visit:

Celebrate Caribbean & African-America Heritage in Bushwick

Spend the weekend with Caribbean and African-American host families in celebration of Black History Month. Experience Brooklyn's diversity and enjoy local hospitality as the families of St. Thomas Church open their homes to you for the weekend. This overnight community visit includes a tour of historic Brooklyn, an international food fair, music, and dance!

Please register for this event by visiting our event page.
Registration Deadline: Thursday, February 18

Date: Saturday, February 27
Place: Meeting instructions will be emailed before the program

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

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Information Session for F–1 Status Students:

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

If you are an international student, and the Spring 2016 semester is your last semester, and you plan to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT), you should apply by April 28th. If you file for OPT later than April 28th, it may reduce the amount of time that you are allowed to work in the United States.

Post-completion Optional Practical Training appointments are now available with the International Student Advisors. Contact Iris Aroyewun-Birchwood at iris.aroyewun@hunter.cuny.edu or Xavier Remigio at xremigio@hunter.cuny.edu for an OPT application appointment.

How To Apply:
To apply for OPT, students must first file a Degree Audit Application Form (DAAF) by March 1st. Forms can be found at the One Stop For Students website. OPT applicants must submit two letters to the International Students Office (ISO), one from their departmental advisor stating that the student will complete their studies, and another letter from the One Stop Office (located in Room 217, North Building), stating that they have submitted their DAAF.

You can find and download all appropriate forms, including the Optional Practical Training Form, which includes the two sample letters described above, by visiting our website.

Degree Audit Deadline: March 1
OPT Deadline: Thursday, April 28

For more information, please contact the International Students Office at 212.772.4864, email Intlss@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

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The Charles & Lucille King Scholarship

Available to International Students

The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation undergraduate scholarships of up to $2,500 per academic year are awarded to juniors and seniors majoring in television and film.

Applications and all support materials must be received no later than March 15 for the following academic year (2016-2017).

Deadline: March 15, 2016

For more information, please contact Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation at KingScholarships@aol.com or visit our web site.

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Apply for University Student Senate Scholarships

Scholarships include:

  • The U.S.S Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship for International Students
  • The U.S.S Donald and Mary Ellen Passantino Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
  • The Ernesto Malave Merit Scholarship
  • The Graduate Peer Mentoring Scholarship

How to Apply: Please visit our application page and drop off the application to the Office of Student Activies, located in Room C001, North Building.

Deadline: Monday, April 4

For more information, please contact Teneia Wooten 212.772.4908, email ussscholarships2016@gmail.com or visit our web site.

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Tax Information for International Students

CUNY requires all International Students to register in GLACIER to determine their tax status before they may receive any money from fellowships, scholarships, or teaching or research assistantships. CUNY also makes the GLACIER TaxPrep online software available to students to help them prepare their annual U.S. tax returns.

To get started, please fill out our online form.

You will need to provide your identifying information, such as your name, and how long you have resided in the United States. CUNY will email you a code so that you can register in the Glacier TaxPrep online software to help you prepare your tax forms.

Deadline: Monday, April 18

For more information, please contact Iris Aroyewun-Birchwood at 212.772.4864, email iaroyewu@hunter.cuny.edu or visit our website.

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CUNY-CAP Counseling Assistantship Program Jobs

Available to International Students

This scholarship is for students who are enrolled (or will be enrolled) as matriculated students in a CUNY graduate program. Students must have received a bachelor's degree from a CUNY college. Students will work from 15-20 hours at a CUNY college for a salary of $10/hr, and will be eligible for a tuition waver of up to six credits per semester.

Apply Now

For more information, please contact CUNYCAP at 646.664.3589 or visit the CUNYCAP web site.

If you have questions, please email intlss@hunter.cuny.edu.

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Join Our Listserv

Are you interested in receiving announcements from the International Students Office? Send an email to international-l@hunter.listserv.hunter.cuny.edu to be added to our list of subscribers.

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Use our online form, or email us at gatherer@hunter.cuny.edu