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FUTURE: Visas & Career Exploration for PhDs/Postdocs with SISS

Wed, 02/19/2020 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
UC Davis International Center 463 California Avenue #3140


Is your visa shaping the way you navigate career exploration?

Mark your calendars for a FUTURE collaboration with Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS). This presentation will offer information on gaining career exposure with your particular work benefits and normalize visa considerations as part of a long-range, holistic career planning process in alongside your research training.


Services for International Students and Scholars (SISS), within Global Affairs, is helping to build a campus community that includes students and scholars from over 140 countries and six continents. SISS serves more than 10,000 international students, faculty, and researchers and their accompanying family members who come to UC Davis each year. We welcome the world to UC Davis. We assist incoming and current international students and scholars, and their families with visa and immigration issues while they are at UC Davis. In addition to preparing the necessary documents to apply for a U.S. visa, SISS assists international students and scholars in maintaining their legal status while in the United States. SISS also provides orientation, assistance, information, and referral to international students, faculty, and researchers regarding financial, personal, cultural, and academic concerns.

FUTURE is a career exploration program that helps PhD students and postdocs prepare for a broad range of careers. We serve scholars from all disciplines conducting research that advances health. We welcome individuals from all backgrounds and identities. We support the career preparation and exploration of PhD students and postdocs through our career exploration workshop series, our network of PhD professionals in diverse careers, and a community of peers.