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Professional Development Networking Series: Networking with Temple Alumni



Monday, April 19
10 -11:30 am (EDT)
Meeting ID#: 988 9343 6243


A professional online presence is crucial for letting future employers learn more about you. In this virtual workshop, students will learn to create an employer friendly profile that reflects experience as well as personal brand to impress employers. You will also learn ways to use LinkedIn to leverage your networking skills and research potential job opportunities.


Host: Student Affairs & International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: All members of the Temple community
Join Us on 4/19
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International Student & Scholar Services (ISSS) Walk-In Hours



Virtually meet with an International Student Advisor to ask your quick immigration questions by clicking on the zoom link in the ISSS Canvas Calendar events. We are here to help you with anything related to your F-1 or J-1 student status, including questions about your I-20/DS-2019, reduced course loads, work authorization, etc. If you have a question that requires more time, please schedule an appointment with an ISSS advisor by logging into your TUportal and clicking on “Student Tools”, then “Appointment System”.

How To Access the ISSS Canvas Calendar:

- Log into canvas.temple.edu and click on “Courses” on the left side.
- You should see a course called "International Student and Scholar Services" (ISSS). If you don't see the course
   send an email to isss@temple.edu.
- Once in the ISSS Course, click on “View Calendar” on the right.
- Click on the event for the date and time you would like to do a virtual walk-in.


Host: International Student and Scholar Services
Intended Audience: International Students


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International Coffee Hour: Horn of Africa | Spring 2021


Celebrate the Horn of Africa with us at our next coffee hour! Learn from #InternationalOwls and the Horn of Africa Student Association about the rich cultures of this region. 
Host: Student Affairs & International Student Affairs
Intended Audience:  All members of the Temple community

Memorable Moments: Soul Food | Spring 2021

Join us as we spotlight the origins of "Soul" food, featuring renowned guest chef Joy Parham. She will be providing a cooking demonstration for smothered turkey wings. Attendees stand a chance to win exciting prizes!


Host: Student Affairs & International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: All members of the Temple community

Global Dialogue: Race & Access in World Education (with MindLeaps) |  Spring 2021



Broaden your global perspective on how race affects access to education globally. Hear Mindleaps trainers from North Macedonia and Rwanda, as well as international Temple students present the challenges students face in their countries.

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience:  All members of the Temple community

Professional Development Series: Mastering Professionalism for Success in the U.S | Spring 2021

Learn the norms and practices of U.S. business culture including communication, etiquette, personal branding, building your network and preparing for your job interview. Presented by Erica Johnston, Assistant Director, Career Development, College of Education. 

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Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience:  All members of the Temple community

International Coffee Hour: Spotlight on Peru | Spring 2021


As the third largest country in South America, Peru’s ancient history, breathtaking landscapes and diverse cultures have intrigued the world since the 16th century. Discover Peru’s beauty.

Presented by International Owl and #YAWH scholarship winner Andres Mondragon and international student Stefan Tschudi.

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience:  All members of the Temple community

Professional Development Series: Resume Writing Workshop

Spring 2021


Learn how to create an effective resume for applying to an internship or job in the U.S. Hear from current students who will share their resumes that helped them land a job.

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience:  All members of the Temple community

Lunar New Year Celebration | Spring 2021


Join us live on zoom as we welcome the year of the ox with interactive games and virtual performances including music, singing, tai-chi, papercutting, and more! 


Host: Confucius Institute
Intended Audience:  All members of the Temple community

International Coffee Hour: Spotlight on Bangladesh | Spring 2021

Take a break between classes and meet fellow Temple Owls at our first monthly International Coffee Hour of the semester. Discover the South Asian country of Bangladesh, known as the "Land of Bengals." Learn about Bangladesh's rich history and diverse cultural heritage including traditional cuisine, architecture, music, clothing and language.

Host: International Student Affairs and Bangaldeshi Students Association of Temple University
Intended Audience:  All members of the Temple community

Virtual Learning Webinar for International Students | Spring 2021

Learn how to succeed and make the most of virtual learning by setting goals, staying organized, participating and connecting with others.

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience:  All members of the Temple community

TCALC Quiz Masters | Spring 2021


TCALC Quiz Masters is a world-wide quiz gameshow hosted by Temple University’s Center for American Language and Culture. 

English language learners from all over the world will compete to win the grand prize of one free TCALC Enrichment course.


Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience:  All members of the Temple community

Crafts & Culture through the Camera | Spring 2021


Take a break, make a snowflake, and learn about the ancient Chinese art of Paper Cutting. All you need is paper, scissors, and a pen!

Host: Temple Center for American Language & Culture, Confucius Institute
Intended Audience:  All members of the Temple community

Race & Diversity in the U.S. for International Students

Spring 2021


This presentation is designed to provide new international students with an introduction to racism and diversity in the United States. Students will learn about important topics such as bias, intersectionality, and social movements. This session will ask students to share their diverse perspectives to learn from each other and better understand their relationship to the larger Temple community.

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: New undergraduate international students

Undergraduate Welcome Session | Spring 2021

Welcome, Temple Owls! Click the link above to learn everything you need to know as a new international student in our sessions hosted by Leah Hetzell and Marena Ariffin from International Student Affairs.

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: New undergraduate and graduate international students

Holiday Lights Tour | Fall 2020

Celebrate the holiday season with a virtual tour of holiday lights and decorations throughout the city! International Affairs will guide you through City Hall’s Deck the Hall Light Show, LOVE Park’s Christmas Village, Chester County’s Longwood Gardens, and Passyunk Square’s Miracle on 13th Street. 

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: All members of the Temple community

Pets & Pals | Fall 2020

It’s proven science that animals make us happy. Take a study break and hang with us where we’ll share a presentation featuring information and pictures of everyone's pets! All are welcome, including YOUR animal buddies!

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: All members of the Temple community

Thanksgiving with International Affairs | Fall 2020



Watch our International Affairs staff share their Thanksgiving memories while cooking one of their favorite Thanksgiving dishes! Tune in for basic cooking demonstrations and a casual chat about the holiday’s customs and traditions in the U.S.

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: All members of the Temple community

#YouAreWelcomeHere Week | Fall 2020


#YAWH Week returned virtually this year! Join us for another whole week of globally inspired events that celebrate our international population. International and domestic students, faculty and staff are encouraged to attend.

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: All members of the Temple community

The Rise in Anti-Asian Sentiments: Racism, Xenophobia & COVID-19 | Fall 2020


This panel discussion focused on the racial inequities amplified by COVID-19 within the United States’ longstanding history of racism and xenophobia.

Host: College of Liberal Arts
Intended Audience: All members of the Temple international community

#GlobalTemple at Homecoming 2020 | Fall 2020


With campuses on three continents, as well as partners and alumni around the world, Temple is truly a global community. Though we can’t come together in person this year, we’re taking advantage of virtual technology to bring our Owls back to the nest. Because no matter where you are in the world, home is where the heart is, and you’ll always be welcome here. Click the links below to watch our event recordings.

- An Intercultural Conversation with Owls Around the World (alumni panel)

- Stressed? Five Ways Tea Can Reduce Anxiety
- Temple Rome Virtual Reunion

Host: Education Abroad & International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: All members of the Temple international community

International Student Professional Development Series
Fall 2020


How to Make a Great Impression During a Job Interview

Have you wondered what hiring managers really want from you during a job interview? Join our panel of experts in human resources and hiring managers as they shed light on how to impress your interviewer, helping you to create a good shot at getting a second interview and job offer. Open to current students and recent alumni.

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: International students

Celebrate National Coming Out Week! | Fall 2020

As part of National Coming Out Week with Temple IDEAL, join us for this monthly coffee hour event with fun, interactive activities and a look at LGBTQIA+ and human rights around the world.

International Coffee Hour: Spotlight on Italy | Fall 2020

Join our inaugural monthly coffee hour of the fall semester as we go virtual! Home to the Roman Empire, Italy’s rich culture make up its history, art, music, style and iconic food. Celebrate with us through fun and interactive activities including learning basic Italian phrases, learn to make authentic espresso, trivia game with prizes, and more! Event is in partnership with the Temple Rome campus, Study Abroad and Gran Caffe L’Aquila.

New Student Welcome Sessions | Fall 2020

Welcome, Temple Owls! Click the links below to learn everything you need to know as a new international student in our sessions hosted by Leah Hetzell and Marena Ariffin from International Student Affairs.
Graduate

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience: New undergraduate and graduate international students

Philly 101: Get to Know Your New City | Fall 2020

Are you new to Philadelphia? Join Campus Philly for a special presentation to show you all the amazing things this city has to offer—from scoring discounted student tickets at countless museums, to eating the best Philly cheesesteak (the "where" on this is still a hot debate...), to getting around using SEPTA, and everything in between!

Host: Campus Philly
Intended Audience: All new members of the Temple international community

International Student Town Hall Meeting | Spring 2020


Learn more about the new SEVP guidance as we address student questions and concerns.

Host: International Student Scholars and Services
Intended Audience
: All members of the Temple international community

Live Stream: Passport to Cultures | Spring 2020


Catch up on our special live stream performances on @GlobalTemple's Facebook page as students share their culture and showcase their talents.
Host: International Student Affairs & Office of International Affairs
Intended Audience
Students, faculty, staff, families, friends.

International Student Career Week | Spring 2020


Professional Etiquette & Culture Workshop

Learn to make connections and find jobs by applying networking etiquette commonly practiced in the U.S. Topics include first impressions, conversation openers, networking do's and don'ts. Tips for building and maintaining professional relationships will be shared.

Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience
: All members of the Temple community


International Student & Alumni Networking Event

This interactive online event will help you build professional connections with current Temple students and alumni. Learn from international alumni about their career path and personal journey in the U.S. and practice your networking skills.
Host: International Student Affairs
Intended Audience
: Current students & alumni

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Virtual Events with the Confucius Institute
Wellness Resource Center
Tuttleman Counseling Services
Student Success Center
Career Center

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Chabad Jewish Organization
Hillel at Temple
Christian Students at Temple
Muslim Students Association