Welcome! We're Glad You're Here!
Welcome to all F-1 and J-1 visa holders at Georgia Tech! Our mission is to serve as a resource and advocate for the large and diverse population of international students and scholars at Georgia Tech. We strive to create an environment where international students and scholars are able to make a well-integrated transition to Georgia Tech through diverse cultural, educational and leadership opportunities. Our goal is to be the model in building and maintaining an international community in a campus environment with the aim to create lifelong global leaders.
Optional Practical Training (OPT)
- Sun Mar 18-21Washington D.C. 6:30 am
Washington DC is the hub for U.S. politics and a great travel destination as the U.S. capital city! OIE will take a group of international students, scholars, and student interns this spring break to visit this wonderful city.
- Thu Mar 29
Learn about your J-1 employment authorization options, such as Academic Training.
- Thu Apr 12
For F-1 students interested in working off-campus before earning their degree using Curricular Practical Training (CPT).
- Thu Apr 19
For F-1 students interested in working off-campus before and after earning their degree using Optional Practical Training (OPT).
- Wed Apr 25
Join OIE in celebrating the international graduates of 2018 at the International Student Graduation Reception!
- Fri Aug 31
The deadline to apply for the OIE Photo Contest Deadline is August 31st, 2018.