What are the paths for STEM OPT international students if my H1B lottery is not selected?

Hi guys. I’m a Pathrise Alumni. I’m on my bachelor STEM OPT and currently working as a software engineer. My H1B lottery wasn’t selected this year. I have one more chance for the lottery next year. My STEM OPT will expire on 2021 October. What if my H1B doesn’t get selected again next year? My goal is to be staying in the US and keep working. What options do I have?

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In that case, I think you should go for a post-graduate degree. I think you can go for OPT again after that.

^ + I believe you get 2 years of STEM extension after a second OPT as well