Study Group appreciates new US actions declared to support international students pursuing STEM careers

KATHMANDU: Study Group, a leading provider of international education, has welcomed the new actions declared recently by the Biden-Harris Administration, which are meant to support international students seeking science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers in the US after their completion of the study.

The Biden-Harris Administration has recently announced a few changes to facilitate a better career and stay in the USA for meritorious international students who aspire to build a career in that country after completing their program of study.

As these policies unfold, it becomes increasingly vital for aspiring students to stay informed and engaged with the latest updates and opportunities available to them. Utilizing resources like the AfterSchoolAfrica (aSA) website can empower young individuals with the knowledge and insights necessary to navigate the complexities of international education and career pathways effectively.

Catering to the needs of ambitious and driven individuals, this website offers a comprehensive array of information on scholarships, competitions, funding opportunities, and youth-centric events. It stands as a beacon of support and guidance, empowering African youth to explore and seize the plethora of capacity development opportunities available globally.

As part of those actions,22 new fields of study have been added in the STEM Optional Practical Training (OPT) program, which is designed to enable international students with an F-1 visa earning Bachelors, Masters, and Doctorates in certain STEM fields to stay in the US for up to 36 months to get work experience after earning their degrees.

Moreover, the US government’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) will facilitate non-immigrant BridgeUSA exchange visitors and also offer more academic training for J-1 undergraduate and graduate students in STEM fields for up to 36 months. Meanwhile, O-1A non-immigrant status is available to people who will display phenomenal acumen in the fields of science, business, education, or athletics.

Joshua Rubin, Executive Vice President of University Partnerships at leading international education provider Study Group, opined about the new actions, “We welcome the new actions introduced by the US government to attract top STEM global talent to study in America.

International students interested in pursuing STEM degree-level programs in the US can benefit from world-class education and gain relevant work experience.”

It is mentionable that Study Group is an international education provider that offers over 500 teaching programs to facilitate and nurture young minds with diversified talents and backgrounds.

With hands-on experience of working with different universities across the UK and Europe, North America, Australia, and New Zealand, Study Group helps prepare ambitious students for exploring the world of international education.

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Thursday February 3, 2022, 04:50:34 PM |

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