In the U.S. the Optional Training Program (OPT) is designed provide a 12 month window of opportunity for recent international graduates to find employment in the states. For those seeking a little more concrete job experience, graduating from a STEM programs grants an additional 24 months extension on OPT. The largest percentage of STEM OPT slots (50,507 workers or 56 per cent) are currently occupied by former students from India – which is even more interesting since Indian students represent 16 per cent of the total number of international students.

Read the full story at The Times of India

U.S.: In US, Indian STEM students bag 56% of job training slots

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