Join us for a thorough look at the STEM application process, timelines to keep in mind, travel issues, and more. We will also discuss the Cap Gap Extension and the transition to H-1B. This is an F-1 intermediate/advanced workshop. "F-1 SEVIS Essentials" is recommended prior to taking this workshop.
Presenter: Gwyneth A. Smith, Associate Director of the International Students and Scholars Office at Columbia University Irving Medical Center and Senior Trainer, IETS
June, President, brings more than 30 years of experience to IETS with a specialty in federal regulations pertaining to F-1 students and compliance issues for higher education. She specializes in simplifying complex immigration regulations, policies and procedures for practical application in academic settings. In 1988, while serving as Assistant Dean/Director of International Student and Scholar Services at St. John's University, June identified the need for resources and training for administrators in her position. She founded IETS in 1990 to fill this need for international educators and to improve the delivery of services in the profession. June holds a Master of Arts degree in Student Personnel Administration in Higher and Adult Education from Teachers College, Columbia University.