Programs and Events
International Student Newsletter
Each Monday during the school year the Coordinator of International Services sends a newsletter to all international students letting them know of the week's upcoming programs and events happening both on and off campus.
English Conversation Group
Students for whom English is a second language can gather together with native English speakers to converse in English about any topic they wish. This group meets every Tuesday from 12:30- 1:30 p.m. throughout the school year in the Academic Achievement Center in the basement of Brennan Library.
Career Skills Workshops
Resume Workshop: How to Market yourself to American Employers
This workshop is offered in collaboration with the Office of Career Services. It covers resume writing rules and techniques! Each student receives a resume writing information packet and learns step by step instructions for constructing an "American" resume. Students who already have a resume are asked to please bring a copy to the workshop.
Interviewing in the United States
This workshop focuses on interviewing techniques. What are American employers expecting? What are some typical interview questions? What are some cultural differences you may encounter when interviewing for a job in the United States.
CPT Information Sessions
CPT information sessions cover what type of employment is considered CPT, what is required in order to receive CPT authorization, when students must seek authorization for CPT, and what the rules and regulations are for CPT. Since all majors at Lasell have an internship requirement, all international students at Lasell will need to receive CPT authorization at some point during their time at Lasell.
OPT Information Sessions
These information sessions cover eligibility, timing of the application, deadlines and the application process. Applying for OPT can be a fairly easy process, as long as you follow the simple steps that the Office of International Services outlines in these information sessions!
Life After OPT: Nonimmigrant Visa Options
Immigration Attorney, Bennett Savitz of Savitz Law Offices, P.C. in Boston presents on the types of work visas available to F-1 Visa holders after their OPT is completed. Come learn about the different types of visas that exist and how to apply and obtain these visas.
"Calling All International Students: You're a Part of the Lasell College Family!" Join with other Lasell students who are away from home and studying in the States. Celebrate autumn with members of the administration and staff and faculty.