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Hiring International Students: Requirements and Restrictions for Employers and Students

  • July 27, 2021
  • 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
  • Zoom Virtual Meeting
  • 68

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Hiring International Students: Requirements and Restrictions for Employers and Students

Presented by Mark B. Rhoads and panel 

Tuesday, July 27th

2:00PM - 3:30PM

Presented via Zoom

To Register:   Hiring International Students: Requirements and Restrictions for Employers and Students


Program Summary 

This session will help employers and human resource professionals understand the most common work visas that allow U.S. employers to hire talented international graduates of U.S. universities. The immigration process can seem very confusing to employers and HR professionals.  However, there are inexpensive and streamlined options available to US companies seeking to hire international students as interns, or as employees after graduation.  This program will discuss work options for foreign students including Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT), as well as the popular H1B work visa for international grads.   


Learning Objectives

Attendees will learn the following:

  • Employers and HR professionals will understand the immigration options available to hire international students or graduates.
  • Employers and HR professionals will learn the costs involved in hiring international students or graduates.
  • Employers and HR professionals will learn the timing issues involved in hiring international students or graduates. 
  • Employers and HR professionals will learn the limited “employer obligations” imposed on US companies that hire international students and graduates. 
  • Employers and HR professionals will learn the myths and benefits of hiring international students and graduates


About the Speaker:

Mark B. Rhoads is an immigration attorney with the law firm of McCandlish Holton P.C.  Mark has over 25 years of experience working with U.S. employers, processing work visas and permanent resident green cards for international employees.  He regularly speaks at conferences nationwide on topics related to the hiring of international students and graduates of U.S. universities.  Among other honors, Mark is listed in Best Lawyers in America in Immigration Law.  

Additional Presenters/Panelists:

  • Deborah Maertens, Assistant Director of Faculty Immigration – NDSU
Specializes in employment-based permanent residency and general immigration matters
  • Tabitha Thomas, International Faculty & Scholar Advisor – NDSU
Specializes in J-1 visiting scholars and H-1B specialty workers
  • Laura Garske-Hermanson, International Payroll Coordinator - NDSU
Specializes in international employee employment and taxation, international NRA nonqualified scholarship tax, and 1042 forms


Event Leader:  Jill Wenger

Event Assist:  Kristina Astrup

Credit:

  • Approved: 1.0 SHRM credit
  • Pending: 1.0 HRCI credit


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