U.S. Cultures Series


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International Students obtaining workshop

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ISSS provides a series of workshop to help familiarize international students with U.S. rituals, Miami culture and local life. A “passport is provided” to record participation. Sample past workshop topics include “Driving in the U.S.,” “Healthy Relations,” and “Off Campus Housing.” Students who attend at least half of the workshop series will win a small prize and be entered into a contest for a grand prize!

Fall Schedule

Driving in the U.S.

September 6, 2017 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 212 MacMillian
Presented by MUPD and Ohio State Patrol

Are you interested in getting your driver’s license in the U.S.? Do you have questions about how to drive safely on the road and to avoid getting an expensive ticket? Come to our Driving Workshop.

Democracy in the Age of Trump

October 18, 2017 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 212 MacMillian
Presented by the Department of Political Science

Career Series

Students at career fair

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Student interviewing at Career Fair

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ISSS and Career Services partner to deliver a series of workshops specifically for international students. Presentation topics focus on writing resumes and cover letters, job searching in the U.S., practicing interview skills, and learning about employment authorization.

Fall Schedule

Employment Visa Options

September 20, 2017 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 212 MacMillian
Presented by ISSS

International Student Job Search

September 27, 2017 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 212 MacMillian
Presented by Career Services

Applying to Graduate School in the U.S.

October 11, 2017 | 5:30-6:30 p.m. | 212 MacMillian
Presented by the Graduate School

Sports Series

Students attending a basketball game

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students attending a hockey game

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Baseball. Football. Basketball. Ice Hockey. Sports are an important part of U.S. culture. Learn more about specific sports when you attend this workshop series, including opportunities for involvement in athletics at Miami!

Events will be posted as they are scheduled.