Skip To Content
SDSU Logo
 

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER

Faculty and Staff

SDSU faculty and staff, find information that will help you to better assist your international students.

Adjusting to life at SDSU

International students typically undergo a period of psychological, cultural, and academic adjustment as they settle into their studies at SDSU. If you have an international student who would benefit from asssitance during this period, please refer your student to the ISC Mentor Program.

Academic training

International students on the J-1 Exchange Visitor status who wish to pursue an internship in their major are required to obtain a letter from their Academic Advisor recommending the training. Learn about the required contents and format of the letter. [more]

Curricular practical training (CPT)

International students on the F-1 status are allowed to work in paid internships during their course of study if the internships are part of the established curriculum for their major. This type of employment authorization is called Curricular Practical Training (CPT). Find information about graduate level internships and training authorization letter required from the department chair or graduate advisor. [more]

Need more information?

Please feel free to contact the International Student Center with any questions or concerns. We're here to help!

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER
 Tel: (619) 594-1982  |  Fax: 619-594-1973  |  Email: isc.reception@sdsu.edu