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Office of International Services

F-1 Student Employment

The following is an overview of the various types of employment authorization available to students under F-1 status. Please note that students wishing to obtain lawful employment off-campus must first obtain written authorization from the International Services or the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. Work authorization cannot be backdated or approved retroactively.

TYPES OF EMPLOYMENT
On-campus Employment
Optional Practical Training
Curricular Practical Training
Economic Hardship Work Authorization
Employment with an International Organization


Working off-campus without authorization or violating the regulations of any type of employment authorization is considered a violation of the F-1 immigration status and grounds for termination of the F-1 SEVIS record.

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International Services News and Announcements

USCIS Announces Extension of OPT to 29 months for certain STEM degree holders. Read more...

 

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