Looking to make some money while you complete your studies? International students on F-1 status are eligible for part-time on-campus employment, but some rules apply.
International students on F-1 status are not permitted to work off-campus without
authorization from United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).
USCIS makes case-by-case decisions for off-campus employment for students who:
For on-campus jobs, which are limited to 19.5 hours per week, you will need to meet
with Career and Transfer for more information. They will be able to help you find open job roles that you
The final step is to find an on-campus job opening that you're interested in and go through the hiring process. Once selected for hire, you will get assistance from International Student Services to apply for a social security number.
CPT is for students that are pursuing a program that requires a mandatory internship/practicum in order to complete their program of study. You’re eligible for CPT after you’ve been enrolled for at least one academic year.