Upcoming Events

Fall 2022 Events

Work Visas Made Easy

The Graduate Business Career Services will host a seminar on work visas for international students who wish to stay and work in the United States after graduation. The presenters are David Gluckman and Jonathan Moore, experienced immigration attorneys who represent companies all over the U.S., processing work visas and green cards for international employees. 

Topics will include Optional Practical Training, STEM extensions, H-1B visas (including the upcoming electronic registration process), and other common work-visa options used by U.S. employers to hire international grads. They will also discuss issues regarding permanent-resident green cards for those who may qualify. There will be time for one-on-one questions and answers following the session.

When: Tuesday, September 27th, 5-6:30PM
Where: Stark Hall, Room 1148 Gerdin 


Business Etiquette Dinner

ISSO will be holding a Business Etiquette Dinner on Tuesday, September 27th, from 6:00-8:00pm in the MU Campanile Room. There will be speakers who will discuss etiquette while you enjoy your meal, and job searching skills after. This event is only open to international students in their last year of study. The dress code is business attire suggested.

When: Tuesday, September 27th, 6-8PM
Where: Campanile Room, Memorial Union 

Please register HERE - Spaces are limited, so please only sign up if you plan to attend!
If you have any questions, please email issoprog@iastate.edu



Fall 2022 Programs

Dinner in Des Moines (Cool Basil)

Interested in experiencing one of the West Des Moines' most popular Thai and Sushi restaurants? If so, please join us for the first Dinner in Des Moines of the semester! 

Please register for the event here.

When: Friday, September 30th, 5-9 PM
Where: Cool Basil, West Des Moines

Pick up will be in front of the Memorial Union's south entrance at 4:45PM.
You will be dropped off at 9 PM.

If you have any questions, please email issoprog@iastate.edu.


English Together Conversation Leader Meeting 

In order to get the semester started, we need passionate volunteer Conversation Leaders to work with our many international conversation members in English Together sessions! 
Conversation Leaders will help facilitate the program with assistance from the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO). ISSO will provide all the necessary guidance and weekly resources to lead the sessions. Conversation Leaders need to be fluent in English.

Register HERE to become a Conversation Leader!

When: Tuesday, September 20th 
Where: International Nest, Parks Library 0034  
If you have any questions, please email issoprog@iastate.edu.


English Together Daily English Conversations

Join English Together! Improve your English through conversation, games, and topics of interest. You can join English Together any Tuesday and Wednesday from September 27th, when you are free. English Together is open to all international undergraduate & graduate students, post-docs, and community members.


When: Tuesdays and Wedenesday starting September 27th
Where: International Nest, Parks Library 0034  

If you have any questions, please email issoprog@iastate.edu.