Upcoming Events

U-M International Center Events Calendar (view by date)

The U-M International Center offers events and workshops throughout the year on topics of interest to international students and scholars, U-M department administrators, and American students seeking information on studying, working, or traveling abroad.

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Description: This series is designed to meet the needs of international scholars at U-M. Each session features a different topic and you can attend as many of the sessions as you want. The group will practice conversational English and discuss U.S. customs related to informal social interactions in a university setting.

Open to international scholars only.

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Thursday, February 23, 2017

Description: Are you studying, interning, volunteering, or traveling abroad sometime soon? Or do you hope to? Join the International Center to hear experienced staff give tips on how to navigate traveling in various parts of the world.

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Friday, February 24, 2017

Description: IC advisors will provide updates on any changes to immigration regulations or procedures that affect F-1 and J-1 students, and on the Executive Orders, and will answer questions.

After that, there will be some time for informal conversation (and cookies!) with other international students and with IC staff.

Monday, February 27, 2017

The Intercultural Leadership Seminar (ILS) is designed for international and U.S. students who want to learn how to be more effective in a global environment. ILS includes brief lectures, discussion, experiential activities, and small group work. While at ILS you will:

  • Increase your awareness of the impact of culture on communication styles;
  • Gain skills necessary for...
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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Location: Chesebrough Auditorium, Chrysler Center, North Campus

Description: Designed for international students who plan to work in the U.S. following graduation. Topics covered include basic eligibility requirements...

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Thursday, March 2, 2017

Location: Chesebrough Auditorium, Chrysler Center, North Campus

Description: Permanent residency authorizes a foreign national to work in the U.S. indefinitely. Topics covered in the workshop include basic eligibility...

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Friday, March 3, 2017

Description: IC advisors will provide updates on any changes to immigration regulations or procedures that affect F-1 and J-1 students, and on the Executive Orders, and will answer questions.

After that, there will be some time for informal conversation (and cookies!) with other international students and with IC staff.

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

Description: During this training, participants will learn how to put their volunteer and international service experiences into resumes, cover letters, and motivation statements which can be used to apply for jobs in the public and non-profit sectors and for post-graduate service opportunities. Participants will also hear about what it is like to serve in the Peace Corps, how...

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Description: The International Student Lunch Conversation is a casual time and space for international students to make friends, eat food, and talk about how it is to be an international student in the U.S. and at the University of Michigan. The group will address a specific topic each time, such as adjusting to the U.S., getting to know American culture, and dealing with...

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Thursday, March 9, 2017

Description: International student volunteers will prepare and serve food at the Delonis Homeless Shelter. This is an opportunity to see a different aspect of American life than what you are exposed to at U-M.

These will take place on the 2nd Thursday of every month all term. There will be two shifts and four or five people are needed for each shift. Shift One is from 2...

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