International Student Services

Employment Opportunities for F-1 Students

Employment Opportunities for Your Program Status

The types of employment opportunities that an F-1 student may accept vary based on a number of key factors, such as previous employment (if any), job location (on- or off-campus), and current program standing—whether the student is still in pursuit of their degree or have graduated (pre- or post-completion/graduation).

Explore your options here!


On-Campus Employment

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

Pre-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) 

Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT)

24-Month STEM Extension for OPT

Economic Hardship Work

Social Security Number







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