F-1 OPT: Recruiting Foreign Graduates for Employers

August 10, 2022 | 2 PM ET / 1 PM CT | Duration: 45 Minutes 

Having a deeper understanding of F-1 OPT can help HR teams better answer questions from foreign talent and prepare for colleges starting a new year in August. This webinar takes a closer look at the process of hiring and retaining international students on F-1 and OPT status.

For many foreign nationals, the university system is their entry point to the U.S. workforce. In addition, companies benefit from hiring international students on the F-1 visa. The process of hiring F-1 visa students with OPT work authorization involves several steps and requirements for employers.


Earn Continuing Education Credit

The F-1 OPT: Recruiting Foreign Graduates for Employers webinar grants attendees one CRP® and one GMS® recertification credit through Worldwide ERC. This webinar grants attendees one general HR Certification Institute credit toward the PHR, SPHR, GPHR, HRMP, or HRBP certification programs. Attendees pursuing SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠ recertification are also eligible to receive one SHRM PDC. The continuing education certifications allow HRs to demonstrate a mastery of industry operations, best practices and regulations.

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Envoy Global Inc. is recognized by SHRM to offer Professional Development Credits (PDCs) for the SHRM-CP℠ or SHRM-SCP℠. For more information about certification or recertification, please visit www.shrmcertification.org.

HRCI Credit

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Content in this publication is for informational purposes only and not intended as legal advice, nor should it be relied on as such. For additional information on the issues discussed, consult an attorney at one of the two U.S. Law Firms working with the Envoy Platform or another qualified professional. On non-U.S. immigration issues, consult an Envoy global immigration service provider or another qualified representative.

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