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Open for Hot Topic: TBD

ISSA will email you at your Penn State email address if we have an additional webinar on 12/1/2022. Stay tuned!   Register here:


12-Month Standard Optional Practical Training (OPT)

ISSA will host a webinar session on Optional Practical Training for F-1 students. Join us to learn about eligibility requirements, application process, important timelines, and what is required after

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Deadline for application to Global Careers Institute is Dec. 11

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 2

Penn State Global and Career Services will co-host the Penn State Global Careers Institute, a professional development program designed to help Penn State’s international and domestic undergraduate and graduate students prepare for career success in the global marketplace.

The Institute Conference will be held on March 17-18, 2023, at the Smeal Business Building at University Park campus. The deadline to apply is Dec. 11.

Penn State Global announces GivingTuesday funds for int’l students, study abroad

Mon, 28 Nov 2022 2

Students who are interested in study abroad and international students needing extra support will benefit from funds raised during this year’sUniversity-wide GivingTuesday by Penn State Global. The Penn State Global effort will target two needs: the Global Emergency Fund and the Study Abroad Fund.

Penn State Fayette Nursing partners with French university for cultural project

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 2

This fall, students in the Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing at Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus have had the opportunity to connect with French undergraduate students through the Experiential Digital Global Engagement (EDGE) program.

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