2014 Employment Series

The International Offices host the annual Employment Series for international students and scholars who will seek immigration information regarding employment in the United States.

Optional Practical Training (OPT) (F-1 students)
Tuesday, February 25 | 12:00 – 1:00 PM | Avery Library
Daniel Yoder, International Student Programs
Interested in applying for OPT?  This session provides information about the criteria and timelines for OPT applications.

Self-Sponsored Green Cards
Thursday, March 6 | 4:00 – 6:00 PM | 105 Annenberg
Attorney Bernard P. Wolfsdorf, Wolfsdorf Rosenthal, LLP
This session will provide general criteria, timelines, and costs of self-sponsored green card petitions.

Self-Sponsored Green Cards at JPL
Tuesday, March 18 | 11:30 AM – 1:00 PM | von Karmon at JPL
Attorney Kathleen Grzegorek, Stone, Grzegorek and Gonzalez, LLP
This session will provide general criteria, timelines, and costs of self-sponsored green card petitions.

Entrepreneurial Options for International Students and Scholars
Monday, April 7 | 4:00 – 5:00 PM | Avery Library
Attorney Tien-Li Loke Walsh, Loke Walsh Immigration Law, PC
Fred Farina, Chief Innovation Officer and Executive Director, Office of Technology Transfer, Pedro Coehlo and Peter Meinhold, Provivi Inc.  Panel discussion to explore the issues related to scientific careers beyond academia. 

Recorded Employment Series
You can watch sessions from the 2013 and 2012 Employment Series online.  Click the links below and log in with your access.caltech information:

Nonimmigrant Options for Industry 2012
Attorney Tien-Li Loke Walsh, Loke Walsh Immigration Law, PC

University Sponsored Green Cards 2012
Marjory Gooding, International Offices at Caltech and JPL

Self-Sponsored Green Cards 2012
Attorney Adam Green, Law Offices of Adam Green

Nonimmigrant Options in Academia 2013
Apri Pisano, International Scholar Services

Career Fairs for Caltech Community Members
The Caltech Career Development Center hosts two career fairs each year, one in October and one in January.  The events are open to Caltech undergraduate and graduate students, postdoctoral scholars, and recent alumni.