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Employment Workshops

***In light of the university’s guidance to prevent the spread of COVID-19, workshops will take place online, via Zoom.  There will be no physical workshop at Bechtel. Students will be able to view online from their personal devices. ***

F-1 Practical Training (OPT) Workshops

Preparing for Employment (presented by BEAM)
Workshop covering best practices and resources offered by BEAM in preparation for BEAM's Fall Virtual Career Fair (Sept 28-30).

  • Thursday  September 23, 2021
  • 3 pm PST

Zoom link
Passcode: 228423

Post-OPT Application Workshop, Part 1 (Fall 2021 graduates)
This session will be recorded.

  • Tuesday  September 28, 2021
  • 4 pm PST

Zoom link
Passcode: 938418


Post-OPT Application Workshop, Part 2 - Reviewing applications and Q&A (Fall 2021 graduates)
Come with completed OPT applications that are ready to be mailed to USCIS for a final review and an opportunity to ask any last questions

  • Friday  October 8, 2021  
  • 1 pm PST

Zoom link
Password: 220537


These OPT application workshops are for students who are graduating the Fall quarter and will be submitting an OPT endorsement request through Bechtel Connect on or after September 28 and mailing an OPT application to USCIS no earlier than October 8. Fall degree conferral is January 6, 2022. Part 1 will focus on making the endorsement request in Bechtel Connect, the I-765, and the USCIS application packet. Part 2 is for students who have completed the application packet and will focus on reviewing your application as well answering application questions in a group format.

Review the following information before attending the workshop:

F-1 Practical Training (CPT) Workshops

Zoom webinar link
Passcode: 455206

  • Friday  April 23, 2021
  •  10am

Past Zoom webinar recording here

Please review our CPT webpage before attending the workshop

J-1 Employment Workshops

Zoom webinar link
Passcode: 455206

  • Monday  April 19, 2021
  • Time: 3pm

Review the following information before attending the workshop:

H-1B workshops

These workshops are offered by Bay Area immigration lawyers. They are intended for international students who may be interested in knowing more about employment visas once their stay at Stanford is completed. Bechtel is not liable for the advice and information provided in these workshops.

Zoom webinar link
Passcode: 006384

  • Thursday, February 25  2021
  • Time: 3pm