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Registration open for campus tour / leadership workshops


Registration open for campus tour / leadership workshops at https://oms.vef.gov

The sign-up will be treated on a first come first served basis because of the limited spaces. We cordially request you to register at your earliest convenience and no later than COB Monday, December 19 (U.S. Time).

Here below are the brief descriptions of the tours and leadership sessions. More information is available in the online registration form.

(a)   Tours on Tuesday, January 3 afternoon (organized by LSU): The tour begins with an information session and tour of the LSU Heath Center; followed by a scenic drive, a visit to the Louisiana State Museum; and ends at the Boardwalk area for shopping and dinner.

(b)   Leadership Sessions on Thursday, January 5 afternoon (organized by VEFFA):

–          Success in Academia in a Cross Cultural Environment 

What international students need to succeed in a culturally diverse classroom

–          Entrepreneur Leadership

Process of turning ideas into successful businesses in the U.S.

–          Communication and Networking

Skills to communicate effectively and build and grow your network

–          Resume and cover letter writing

How to make your resume stand out and mistakes to avoid (Bring your resume with you.)

–          Job Search Strategies: 

Good strategies for finding employment of VEF Alumni

–         Employment/Training after Graduation: Immigration Options

Immigration options after graduation to obtain training or to pursue employment

–          Mock interview

Tips on how to interview well and feedback on your interview

–          Leadership Challenge

Valuable leadership strategies through interactive games

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