H-1B Workshops

The main focus of this workshop are the H-1B eligibility requirements, eligible professional occupations, application process, and timing concerns. The presentation will touch upon other non-immigrant employment-based visas, such as the E-3, TN, L-1, and O-1, and will provide a general overview of the employment-based green card options for US permanent residence.

If you are considering hiring a person as an H-1B at UC Berkeley, please contact Berkeley International Office at 642-2818 or email us at h1b@berkeley.edu. This workshop does not focus on UC Berkeley internal policies and procedures.

Topics covered:

  • Employee eligibility criteria
  • Types of jobs appropriate for H-1B
  • Minimum salary requirements
  • Employer's role
  • Application timing challenges
  • Updates on pending legislation
  • Options for F/J students/scholars


Meetings will be held at International House, 2299 Piedmont Avenue.

Schedule 2014

  • Wednesday, April 16, 10am-12pm
  • Tuesday, May 13, 2-4pm

Summer Break - no workshops scheduled

  • Wednesday, October 1, 2-4pm
  • Wednesday, November 12, 10am-12pm