Visa Considerations for Private Industry

Interested in U.S. private industry positions, but uncertain what your visa options may be? Identify your visa options while also determining best ways to answer that tricky question: Do you need visa sponsorship? This workshop is a collaboration between the Office of Career and Professional Development (OCPD) and the International Students and Scholars Office (ISSO) and is typically offered once a year in January.

Review the Visa Considerations for Private Industry workshop materials to learn:

  1. How to identify companies that may hire foreign nationals
  2. Visa options and considerations
  3. Strategies to respond to “Do you need visa sponsorship?” at varying points of the application process

Workshop Materials*

Workshop materials below should not be misconstrued as legal advice; international students and scholars must independently consult an immigration attorney for questions related their legal status in private industry. Materials are copyrighted and not to be shared with individuals or companies external to UCSF.

*Due to liability reasons, workshop materials are only available to current UCSF students and scholars through MyAccess. Unfortunately, ISSO is unable to assist with gaining access to MyAccess. Contact UCSF's Information Technology for MyAccess questions.