workshop

Creating Your Elevator Pitch

Friday, August 25, 2017

Description: Everyone needs an “elevator pitch” – that brief introduction which tells others who you are and what you do. When asked about yourself, you need to be able tell both experts and non-experts about your training, your research and scholarship, and why this should matter to them. Come to this workshop to learn how to effectively communicate your work and present yourself in a clear, concise, and effective way.

Federal Tax Workshop

Friday, March 10, 2017
Federal Tax

Description: Need help with your federal taxes? Come to the presentation and get your questions answered. To register for this workshop, email gtri@globaldetroit.com.

Important: Food and drinks are not allowed in the Amphitheatre. This workshop is specifically designed for F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars.

Michigan Tax Workshop

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
MI Tax

Description: Representatives from the Michigan Department of the Treasury will explain the State of Michigan tax form to international students and scholars. This workshop is specifically designed for F-1 and J-1 international students and scholars. It will not help permanent residents or U.S. citizens. Individual assistance will be available after the presentation. 

Writing Academic Email

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Description: The ability to write effective email messages is an essential skill in academic and professional settings. Yet email presents special challenges because it shares characteristics with both written and spoken language and because it can be formal or informal, depending on the situation. This workshop focuses on strategies for writing clear, effective and professional emails which are likely be read and to create a good impression.

U.S. Tax Withholding Forms (for Students only)

Tuesday, August 15, 2017

Description: This orientation workshop is designed for all U-M international employees (including international students who will work for U-M), and for students who will receive fellowships that pay for living expenses (not just tuition.)

Before you start work, you will be asked to fill out a number of forms, including Internal Revenue Service (IRS) Form W-4, State of Michigan Form W-4, the "Alien Certificate", and perhaps other forms if your country has a tax treaty with the United States.

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