Jin Zhang is the CEP Workshop Dean for J-1 Advising: Intermediate. Zhang is associate director in international student and scholar services at the University of Houston. Jin has being advising students and exchange visitors since 2002 as an adviser, SEVIS Compliance Coordinator and her current capacity. Jin has been an active NAFSA Trainer Corps member since 2006 and served as a trainer at numerous NAFSA state, regional and annual conference workshops on F and J advising. She has presented sessions on F and J related topics during these conferences. She served on the CEP J-1 Intermediate Curriculum Team in 2012. Jin received her bachelor’s degree in optics from Shangdong University in China, and her master and doctorate degrees from Houston Graduate School of Theology. Being an international student herself, Jin enjoys helping international students and visiting scholars.