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LAB: International Student & Scholar Advising


Learn how the international student visa system works in the US, the critical resources and systems you need to be successful as an ISSS advisor, plus creative ways to support international students on campus and online. 

Here's just a taste of what we'll be covering in the training:

  • What does an ISSS career actually look like? 
  • What is the experience of international students and how do they interact with ISSS? 
  • How do you create transformative experiences for international students?
  • How does international student Immigration & Compliance actually work? 
  • Learn everything you need to know to be prepared for an International Student Advising job
  • Plus engage during the Q&A sessions to get your questions answered live

You'll have 12 months access to this Lab. 


Meet Your Instructor

Jody Pritt

Jody is theAssistant Vice Provost, International Student & Scholar Advising at Penn State University. She began her career in international education by teaching English as a foreign language in China in 2002.  Since then, she earned a Masters Degree in Student Affairs Counseling  and held various ISSS leadership positions at Georgia State University, Missouri State University, the University of South Carolina, and Drury University. 

Her career spans almost 20 years and includes comprehensive international student support experience ranging from enrollment management, programmatic enrichment, immigration compliance advisement, and international employee administration. She's also held leadership roles at NAFSA where she has served as the Region IV treasurer, the South Carolina State Representative, the Region VII Chair, and currently the Regional Affairs Committee Chair-Elect Cohort Coach. 

She holds a Ph.D. from University of Missouri-Columbia in the Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Program.  Her dissertation focused on the transformative outcomes of an international study experience.