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.

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Description: There are many employment opportunities on the U-M campus. Learn where to look for jobs, what to consider when taking a job, what restrictions apply to international students, and paperwork involved. General information about Graduate Student Instructor and Graduate Student Research Assistant positions will be included. Please note this workshop is not a job fair...

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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...

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Description: This relaxed workshop discusses communication styles of Americans, friendship patterns and relationship norms, which may be very different from what you are used to in your home country. You’ll also have the chance to ask U.S. and international students for suggestions about how to get to know people in the United States and how to start making American friends....

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Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Description: The University of Michigan is dedicated to promoting diversity, equity and inclusion (DEI). In order to prepare yourself for DEI conversations in the classroom and beyond, come to this workshop to get an introductory overview of US perspectives on social justice, learn important vocabulary for inclusion, and learn about helpful campus resources for continuing your...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

2018 International Center's Summer Orientation will be from Monday, August 13 through Friday, August 31. Please check back periodically for updates.

Downloadable 3-Week Calendars (draft and subject to change)

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Description: In this session you will learn the different roles of your academic and research advisors, what their places are in the American educational system, what they will expect from you, and what you can expect from them. Advisors are some of the most important individuals in a student’s career. It is important to understand this relationship so that misunderstandings...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Description: Every country has norms for what is acceptable and unacceptable, and similarly for what is legal and illegal in that particular country. This session will offer important information on what is and is not permitted in the United States. Learn this information now; don’t risk being embarrassed, or even fined or arrested! 

The session will also include a...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Description: Moving away from home and adjusting to a new culture can be challenging. Feelings of excitement, frustration, and homesickness, although normal to the adjustment process, can be difficult to endure. In this workshop, you will be introduced to the ins and outs and ups and downs of cultural adjustment, and learn some strategies that will help you to cope with the...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Description: If you are a person who loves to see new things, this program is for you. Ann Arbor has a lot to offer in terms of recreational activities, but we also recognize that you might want to see other parts of Michigan or the US while you’re here. This workshop will provide information about budget travel in the United States, including how to find out what to see, low-...

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Thursday, August 16, 2018

2018 International Center's Summer Orientation will be from Monday, August 13 through Friday, August 31. Please check back periodically for updates.

Downloadable 3-Week Calendars (draft and subject to change)

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