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Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

December 2, 2022
9:30 am

Required for all faculty, staff and program assistants who have leadership roles for MU study abroad programs or university-related international activities. All faculty, staff and program assistants who lead programs abroad are required to attend this workshop every other year to receive updated information.

The workshop will assist program leaders and assistants in understanding their roles and responsibilities, along with the resources and support available through International Programs and the university. Presenters include the UM System Office of General Counsel and Office of Risk and Insurance Management and the MU Office of International Health, Safety and Security. The workshop covers:

  • Best practices to support student health, safety and security
  • Individual and institutional liability concerns
  • Risk management and insurance coverage
  • Student conduct issues
  • Emergency response

 
This workshop will be held on Zoom at the following times — register in advance for the session you will attend:

  • 2–4:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 25
  • 2–4:30 p.m. Friday, Nov. 4
  • 2–4:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2
December 2, 2022
2:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

December 8, 2022
3:00 pm

STEM OPT is an extension of the Optional Practical Training employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to continue working for an additional 24-months. All F-1 students who may be eligible for STEM OPT are encouraged to attend a workshop.

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

December 14, 2022
11:30 am

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

December 16, 2022
9:30 am

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

December 22, 2022
3:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

January 5, 2023
3:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

February 3, 2023
9:30 am

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

February 9, 2023
3:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

February 17, 2023
9:30 am

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

February 23, 2023
3:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

March 3, 2023
9:30 am

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

March 9, 2023
3:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

March 17, 2023
9:30 am

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

March 23, 2023
3:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

March 31, 2023
9:30 am

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

April 6, 2023
3:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

April 14, 2023
9:30 am

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

April 20, 2023
3:00 pm

Optional Practical Training is employment authorization that allows international students in F-1 status to work off-campus in positions directly to their major field of study. All F-1 students planning to apply for OPT work authorization are required to attend an OPT workshop. 

You must sign up in MU Connect to attend this workshop. 

This workshop is currently being offered via Zoom. You will receive the Zoom link after signing up. 

April 28, 2023
9:30 am