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CampusROC: Think Global, But Local - Navigating International Student Talent Acquisition

CampusROC: Think Global, But Local - Navigating International Student Talent Acquisition

Wednesday, February 28, 2024 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM) (EST)



In today's competitive business landscape, leveraging international talent can give local organizations an edge. We invite you to join Greater Rochester Chamber's CampusROC virtual informative session where experts from the University of Rochester and Harter Secrest & Emery LLP legal professionals will delve into the essentials of Optional Practical Training (OPT), H1B visas, and more. Discover how these tools can be utilized to add valuable international talent to your team.

Greater Rochester International Student Facts:

  • Greater Rochester is home to 19 colleges and universities and 75,000 college students. Of those 75,000 college students, nearly 25,000 of them are international - one third of our higher education population. 
  • While domestic college enrollment has steadily decreased the past 10 years, the United States had a 12% increase in international student enrollment last year – the fastest growth rate in more than 40 years.
  • When asked if being an international student is a barrier when applying for jobs and internships in the Greater Rochester region, the average response from the student was 4.10 on a 1 (Strongly Disagree) to 5 (Strongly Agree) scale.

This webinar is in partnership with the University of Rochester's International Services Office (ISO) and Greene Center, and Harter Secrest & Emery LLP.

Questions? Email CampusROC Program Manager, Julia Pagano, at

About CampusROC:

CampusROC is a Greater Rochester Chamber program, supported by ROC2025, that engages and retains talent from our region's 19 colleges and universities. The mission of CampusROC is to promote Rochester both as an attractive destination for students to attend college and as a desirable community for them to live and work after graduation. Our vision is that the Rochester region will be known throughout the country and world as a center for college students.

Event Contact
Julia Pagano
Wednesday, February 28, 2024 (9:00 AM - 10:30 AM) (EST)
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