OFFICE OF INTERNATIONAL STUDENT SERVICES
Curricular Practical Training.
Did you know that as an F-1 student you need special authorization to participate in an internship for credit, regardless of whether it is paid or unpaid? Learn more about CPT, see if you are eligible, and find application instructions here.
Optional Practical Training.
Did you know that most F-1 students are eligible to participate in practical training for 12 months after completing their degree program? Learn more about OPT, see if your are eligible, and find application instructions here.
Did you know that as an F-1 student you do not need approval from ISS before accepting an on-campus job? For more information about on-campus employment and getting a Social Security card here.