Oct 10, 2023

ISSS Announcements

Planning on taking an internship/co-op this Fall term?

Are you an international student looking to intern/co-op between now and the end of Fall? The final day to request AND begin Fall 2023 Curricular Practical Training is November 1, 2023. If you are planning to participate in an internship or co-op that occurs this term, please be sure to get your request in prior to 11/01. 

International Student Career Series

Fri, Oct 13, 12pm


The international student career series is a group of workshops/programs facilitated and curated by professional staff that focus on specific career needs of international students. Learn more and register for events and workshops here

Our next installment is a workshop on International Student Job Search Strategies led by Dan Beaudry, former head of campus recruiting at Monster.com. It will be on Friday Oct 13th at 12pm ET via zoom. 

International Coffee Hour

Thur, Oct 12, 2:30-3:30pm

Hornbake Plaza


International Coffee Hour is a great way to connect with other students/scholars (both domestic and international) and meet UMD staff and faculty while enjoying coffee, tea, and snacks! International Coffee Hour takes place Thursdays from 2:30pm - 3:30pm at various locations around our beautiful campus.

The next coffee hour this term will be Thursday, October 12th at Hornbake Plaza and we will be joined by the LGBTQ+ Center. Click here to register for this and future coffee hours.

Around Campus

Happy Homecoming Week!

The University of Maryland's Homecoming Week is from Oct 8-14. Don't miss all the great events and opportunities to connect with the UMD community! A full schedule of Homecoming 2023 events can be found here. 

October is LGBTQ+ History Month

View the calendar of events at stamp.umd.edu/lgbtqhm

The Counseling Center Wellness Series

Feeling stressed? Struggling with focus? Want to learn how to improve your mental health? Check out the Counseling Center’s Wellness Series! We have 16 different topics related to coping skills, relationships, academics, and more. No appointment necessary. Find details and Zoom links at counseling.umd.edu/wellness.

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