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Global Entrepreneurship Week embraces Penn State’s year around celebration of entrepreneurship.

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Thursday, November 19 • 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Understanding Visa Pathways for International Student Entrepreneurs

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The United States is the land of opportunity, however, for international entrepreneurs, there can be numerous roadblocks to starting your own business.  This workshop will explore the legal options for international students to stay in the United States and start their own business.  

Learn from a business consultant about:

  • options for J-1 and F-1 Students during and after your studies. 

  • what work you legally can and cannot do while a J-1 or F-1 student.

  • what can you legally do if you transition of an H-1b visa.

  • how to sponsor yourself for an H-1b visa.

  • what are the other visa types you can obtain in order to start your own business. 

  • what are some of the other roadblocks yo may encounter along the way.


Registration: Please visit sbdc.psu.edu/seminars. Preregistration is requested.

Speakers
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Aaron Brooks

Penn State Student Legal Services
Aaron is a native of State College and attended Dartmouth College for his undergrad and Tulane for law school. After becoming a lawyer, Attorney Brooks practiced corporate litigation and immigration at a top worldwide law firm in New York City. Attorney Brooks returned to the area with his family in 2008 and continued in private practice until joining Student Legal services in 2012. Attorney Brooks brought with him a decade of litigation and... Read More →



Thursday November 19, 2015 7:00pm - 8:00pm
262 Willard Building University Park

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