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iGrad Student Success Workshop

 

The International Graduate Student Success Workshop (iGrad) is a virtual monthly workshop where international graduate students can connect with Stony Brook faculty, staff, and experts to explore topics relevant to the international graduate student experience in order to help them adjust to life in the US and enhance their academic and personal success. 

iGrad is a collaboration between the Office of Global Affairs and the Graduate School.

spring 2023 Schedule

Check back for more programs!

Feb 8

F-1 Series: Personal Branding
1:00 - 2:20 PM  |  SAC 169
iCafe x iGrad Event.  Improve your resume and learn how to market yourself both on social media platforms and through your elevator pitch.  Presented by the Career Center.

March 2

F-1 Series: Job/Internship Searching Strategies
6:30 - 8:00 PM  |  Register for Zoom Link
iCafe x iGrad Event.  Learn how to search for jobs and internships on both U.S. and international search platforms.  Develop strategies to identify key descriptors in job/internship postings. Presented by the Career Center.

March 8

Non-Resident Tax Workshop
1:00 - 2:30 PM  |  SAC Auditorium
The workshop will cover basic U.S. tax requirements for non-resident international students and scholars and a brief introduction to the Sprintax system. Presented by Sprintax.

March 23

Living Off Campus - Lease, Tenant Rights & More
3:00 - 4:30 PM  |  SAC 306
iCafe x iGrad Event.  Identify safe off-campus rentals and risky situations. Learn your legal rights as a tenant.

March 30

Non-Resident Tax Workshop
1:00 - 2:30 PM  |  Register for Zoom Link
The workshop will cover basic U.S. tax requirements for non-resident international students and scholars and a brief introduction to the Sprintax system. Presented by Sprintax.

April 6

Driving as an International Student
3:00 - 4:30 PM  |  SAC 306
Join us for an information session on the ins and outs of driving as an international student.  Learn about insurance, car purchasing options, road laws, and more.  Presented by the UPD Outreach Team.

April 13

F-1 Series: Salary Negotiation
6:30 - 8:00 PM |  Register for Zoom Link
iCafe x iGrad Event. Learn how to research salary targets and develop strategies to successfully negotiate your target salary.  Presented by the Career Center.

Co-sponsored Events

Manage Stress & Deal with Personal Pressure
February 21 | 3:00 - 4:30 PM 
Uniti Cultural Center
Presented by iCafe.

 

Past Workshops