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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER

EMPLOYMENT
for J-1 Students

J-1 Student Employment

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Academic training

As a J-1 international student, you have the opportunity to get work, internship, or practicum experience in your field of study through an option called “academic training.”
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Economic Hardship

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Dependents Employment

Learn about employment options for dependents (spouse or children) of J-1 students in the U.S.

Employment and Taxes

Find information about taxes for J-1 students.

Social Security Number

You must have a Social Security number to work in the U.S. After you have been authorized for academic training, follow these instructions to get a Social Security Number.

J-1 Academic Training Workshop

One workshop is offered each semester where students learn how to extend their J-1 Visa for internships and how to search and apply for academic-based internships. Learn more.

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