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International Students and Scholars Services Upcoming Events

International Career Week (ICW): Agenda

October 7-10, 2014

To register for sessions 1-4, please visit, here.

1. Career Fair Prep

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 9-10 a.m.
Mitchell Auditorium (Mitchell Auditorium, Bossone Research Center (3140 Market St.), 1st floor

  • Learn how to research employers, plan a strategy, impress recruiters, market yourself, and maximize your opportunity with over 200 employers in attendance at the Career Fair.

2. Resume Repair and Cover Letter

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 3-4 p.m.
PISB Room 120
(33rd and Chestnut St., North Eastern Corner, Papadakis Integrated Sciences Building, Room 120)

  • The average employer reviews a resume less than 30-60 seconds! This is designed to get you an interview! Learn how to write a resume and cover letter to obtain your ideal job.

3. Employer Work Authorization Discussion

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 11 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Mitchell Auditorium (Mitchell Auditorium, Bossone Research Center (3140 Market St.), 1st floor

  • Learn legal issues your employers need to know about CPT, OPT, and life after OPT. Ask your questions from an ISSS advisor and an attorney.

4. Interview Skills

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 3-4 p.m.
Stein Auditorium (3215 Market St.,111 Nesbitt Hall, Stein Auditorium)

  • Learn about behavioral interviews that are increasingly being used by hiring managers in the selection process.

5. Meet ISSS Advisors at the Fall Career Fair

Thursday, Oct. 9, 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Drexel Armory

  • While visiting employers, bring your CPT and OPT questions to our table at the fair.

6. How International Students Can Find Employment Featuring Dan Beaudry

Friday, Oct. 10, 4-6 p.m. Gerri C. LeBow Hall, Room 031
(To learn more about this session and to sign up, please visit here.)

To register for sessions 1-4, please visit, here.

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  • Global Education Colloquium (GEC) Brown Bag Lunch Series | Who Owns the South China Sea?

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    12:00 PM-1:00 PM

    MacAlister Hall
 3250-60 Chestnut Street
 Room 2019-2020

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Public
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students
    • Senior Class
    • Parents & Families
    The School of Education at Drexel University presents Global Education Colloquium (GEC) Brown Bag Lunch Series:
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  • LGBT HM - Transgender Discrimination in our LGBTQA+ Community

    Tuesday, October 21, 2014

    3:30 PM-5:00 PM

    University City Science Center (3401 Market St.), Suite301, Room 305

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    This panel discussion will raise awareness about and promote discussion of the issue of discrimination against transgender people within the LGBTQA+ community. Light refreshments will be served. Sponsored by LGBTQA+ Colleague Resource Group

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  • LGBT HM - LGBTQA Student Center One Year Anniversary Celebration

    Wednesday, October 22, 2014

    5:30 PM-7:00 PM

    LGBTQA Student Center (Creese Student Center, Room 48C) and Paul Peck Alumni Center

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Join us as we celebrate our first year of serving the Drexel community. The event will kick off at the LGBTQA  Student Center with an open house at 5:30 p.m. A reception with refreshments will follow  at the Paul Peck Alumni Center. Sponsored by the LGBTQA Student Center and the Office of Alumni Relations

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  • Native American Heritage Month

    Beginning November 1, 2014

    12:00 AM-12:00 AM

    Drexel University

    • Alumni
    • International Students
    • Current Students
    • Faculty
    • Prospective Students
    • Staff
    • Graduate Students

    Heritage/history months and other celebrations provide a forum where we can learn about less spoken histories and add a different perspective to the retelling of our past. Each celebration can incorporate film, cultural celebrations, and speakers to engage our local community in a much needed conversation on the existing realities of particular communities in the U.S. and internationally.

    During the month of November the Drexel community observes Native American Heritage Month, which provides an opportunity for the community to acknowledge the painful history Native Americans have endured while recognizing the diversity and wealth our indigenous communities provide to the world's tapestry. What started at the turn of the century as an effort to gain a day of recognition for the significant contributions the first Americans made to the establishment and growth of the US, has resulted in a whole month being designated for that purpose. In 1990 President George H. W. Bush approved a joint resolution designating November 1990 as National American Indian Heritage Month. Similar proclamations, under variants on the name (including Native American Heritage Month and National American Indian and Alaska Native Heritage Month) have been issued each year since 1994.

    For more information and the full calendar of events visit drexel.edu/studentaffairs//inclusion

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  • Cultural, spiritual/religious and social action student organization recognition Info. Session

    Tuesday, November 4, 2014

    1:00 PM-2:00 PM

    1-2 p.m. James E Marks Intercultural center (3225 Arch) 6-7 p.m. 013 Nesbitt

    • International Students
    • LGBTQA
    • Current Students
    • Graduate Students

    As of the academic year of 2014-2015 student organizations categorized as cultural, spiritual/religious or social action will be require to attend a 30 minute mandatory info session by the Student Center for Inclusion and Culture. This session can be attended by any one member of the leadership of the organization.

    Nov. 4
    1-2 p.m. James E Marks Intercultural center (3225 Arch)
    6-7 p.m.  013 Nesbitt

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