Career Readiness Program
The Career Readiness Program is a series of workshops and resources offered each term to encourage UO international students to start preparing, as a college student, for a future career. Early career preparation will give you the confidence and skills necessary to help you land a job once you complete your degree.
International Cultural Service Program (ICSP)
ICSP students provide valuable cross-cultural exchange opportunities for our university and the local community. This program is vital to our mission of global education and we will continue to prioritize the program, regardless of budgetary setbacks.
Aa student-led program based on the concept of peer-to-peer mentoring. Through relationship building and resource connection, mentors support students on multiple levels while ensuring them a positive experience. We are a community, we have fun and we inspire each other to do great things and maximize the UO experience.
Friendship Foundation for International Students
The Friendship Foundation for International Students (FFIS) offer friendship and short-term homestay programs for new international students and scholars, including dependents. FFIS offers a Short-Term Homestay program fall, winter and spring terms for new incoming students and scholars, a Conversation Friend program to practice English conversation and a Share Thanksgiving program to celebrate a traditional American holiday with a local family.
The University of Oregon is designated by the U.S. Department of State’s Exchange Visitor Program to sponsor international students under the J-1 Student Intern visa category. The broader goal of the Exchange Visitor Program is to increase mutual understanding between the people of the U.S. and the people of other countries through educational and cultural exchanges. Student interns have been hosted by several UO departments including Chemistry, Biology, Neuroscience, Human Physiology, Confucius Institute, and the Center for Applied Second Language Studies.