International Education Week 2023
This year's international education week runs from Nov. 13 - 17. Check out our list of events below to join us in celebrating our diverse population of international students here at Wichita State!
Virtual International Trivia | Monday, Nov. 13 - Wednesday, Nov. 15
Answer a different set of 20 questions daily from Monday, Nov. 13 through Wednesday, Nov. 15. The Top 3 overall winners will receive a prize package, so play every day to improve your chances to win. Participants must use their WSU email address. Winners will be contacted on Friday, Nov. 17.
Click the appropriate button below to access the quiz on each day!
*Each quiz opens at 8 a.m. and will close by 8 a.m. the following day.
Shocker Links | 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. | Monday, Nov. 13 | RSC 1st Floor
Help give a visual representation to the diversity of our campus by adding your Shocker link to our diversity chain! Adding your link will only take a second, so be sure to stop by to also collect a special International Education Week souvenir.
ISW: Job Search Prep Workshop | 1 - 2 p.m. | Monday, Nov. 13 | John Bardo Center Lobby
Join the Shocker Career Accelerator for a Job Search Prep workshop with a special focus on strategies for international students. Landing a job takes a thoughtful search, tailored application materials, and the right attitude. The Career Ready Team will show you how to get organized, set a timeline, research companies, and search for jobs.
Register to attend at https://wichitastate.joinhandshake.com/events/1419979/share_preview.
Sponsored by Shocker Career Accelerator and International Education
Here's My Story | 10 - 11:30 a.m. | Wednesday, Nov. 15 | RSC 265
Are you interested in hearing the stories of international students here at Wichita State? Come listen to stories of experiences from students attending Wichita State's Intensive English Language Program. Light snacks will be provided. You're sure to laugh and learn a lot!
CPT, OPT & U.S. Work Visa Info Session | 1:30 - 3 p.m. | Wednesday, Nov. 15 | RSC
Join the International Education Office and the Shocker Career Accelerator for an insightful information session on work authorization for F-1 Visa students. During this session, you'll have the opportunity to learn about the process of obtaining Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT) directly from the knowledgeable staff at the International Education Office. As an added bonus, we're thrilled to feature a webinar titled "Get the Real Facts about U.S. Work Visas," hosted by GoinGlobal. In this exclusive webinar, you'll hear from immigration experts who will provide valuable insights into various visa options, helping you fast-track your path to employment in the United States.
Register to attend at https://wichitastate.joinhandshake.com/events/1420866/share_preview