International Office Events

Whether you're a Cal State LA international student or a Cal State LA student interested in exploring Study Abroad opportunities, we have events, workshops and seminars designed to assist, inform and enlighten!

Spring 2018

Information Session/Event Date Time Location

OPT Workshop

F-1 International students are invited to learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) that will allow them to work in the U.S. after graduation.

Tuesday, January 23

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 218A

Study Abroad Information Session:

La Tijera Magica: Studying and Living in Colombia

Wednesday, January 24

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

King Hall C3006 - Latin American Studies

OPT Workshop

F-1 International students are invited to learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) that will allow them to work in the U.S. after graduation.

Monday, January 29

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 218A

Study Abroad Scholarship Essay Drop-In Writing Session

Are you applying for study abroad scholarships? Sometimes you just need another set of eyes to look at your writing. Drop by with your Gilman essay, Generation Study Abroad essay, Freeman-Asia essay, Fulbright essay, or other scholarship essays, and we'll  have a look.

Tuesday, January 30

10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

King Hall D1053 - Honors College

Study Abroad Information Session: How to Get Government Jobs by Studying Abroad with a Boren Award

Learn about the prestiguous Boren Award, a fully-funded scholarships for students enrolled in a critical language-intensive study program important to U.S. national security issues. This award application is due on February 8, 2018.

Wednesday, January 31

11 a.m. to 12 p.m.

King Hall D1053 - Honors College

Study Abroad Information Session: Getting Money to Study in Asia

Learn about how to get scholarships and other funding to study abroad in Japan, China, Korea or Taiwan. This session will be led by Cal State LA study abroad alumnu Matt Guerrero, who is a Japanese major and studied for one semester at Tsukuba University in Japan.

Thursday, February 1

3 to 4 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 214

OPT Workshop

F-1 International students are invited to learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) that will allow them to work in the U.S. after graduation.

Thursday, February 1

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 218A

Study Abroad Information Session: 15 Places You Should See Before You Leave Europe

This session will be led by study abroad alumna Priya Karamchandani, who studied for one year at Kingston University in England.

 

Monday, February 5

4 to 5 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 214

International Coffee Break

This social event is designed for international students (but all students are invited) to meet each other and make new friends and re-connect with other friends.

Tuesday, February 6

10 to 11 a.m.

Golden Eagle Building, International Office, Room 217

OPT Workshop

F-1 International students are invited to learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) that will allow them to work in the U.S. after graduation.

Tuesday, February 6

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 218A

Study Abroad Information Session: Getting Money to Study in Asia

Learn about how to get scholarships and other funding to study abroad in Japan, China, Korea or Taiwan. This session will be led by Cal State LA study abroad alumnu Matt Guerrero, who is a Japanese major and studied for one semester at Tsukuba University in Japan.

Friday, February 9

1 to 2 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 214

OPT Workshop

F-1 International students are invited to learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) that will allow them to work in the U.S. after graduation.

Friday, February 9

3 to 4 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 218A

OPT Workshop

F-1 International students are invited to learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) that will allow them to work in the U.S. after graduation.

Monday, February 12

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 218A

Study Abroad Information Session: 15 Places You Should See Before You Leave Europe

This session will be led by study abroad alumna Priya Karamchandani, who studied for one year at Kingston University in England.

Thursday, February 15

4 to 5 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 214

Study Abroad Information Session: How to Study Marketing & Business Abroad

This session will be led by Cal State LA study abroad alumna Monica Campos, who studied marketing for one year at Kingston University in England.

Friday, February 16

3 to 4 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 214

OPT Workshop

F-1 International students are invited to learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) that will allow them to work in the U.S. after graduation.

Wednesday, February 21

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 218A

OPT Workshop

F-1 International students are invited to learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) that will allow them to work in the U.S. after graduation.

Friday, February 23

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 218A

OPT Workshop

F-1 International students are invited to learn about Optional Practical Training (OPT) that will allow them to work in the U.S. after graduation.

Monday, February 26

3:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Golden Eagle Building, Room 218A

International Cultural Night & Dinner

All students, faculty and staff are invited to attend the best night of entertainment and food available at Cal State LA! Experience an exciting showcase of cultural performances while dining on cuisine from all around the world at a great price. There's a discount if you purchase tickets before February 9 too! Purchase tickets here.

Tuesday, February 27 6 to 8:30 p.m. Golden Eagle Ballroom

International Speaker Symposium

Join our scholars as they present their research topics or country's culture.

Wednesday, April 4

TBA

University Student Union

International Coffee Break

This social event is designed for international students (but all students are invited) to meet each other and make new friends and re-connect with other friends.

Thursday, April 5

10 to 11 a.m.

Golden Eagle Building, International Office, Room 217

Study Abroad Information Session:

La Tijera Magica: Studying and Living in Colombia

Friday, April 6

10 to 11 a.m.

King Hall C3006 - Latin American Studies