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INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER

INTERNATIONAL STUDENT CENTER

EMPLOYMENT
for F-1 Students

F-1 Employment:

Practical Training

Many international students are interested in getting work experience in their field of study before returning to their home country.

As an F-1 international student, you have the opportunity to get this work experience through an employment authorization option called “practical training.” Practical training must be related to your field of study.

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What Is Practical Training?

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Eligibility and Authorization

Students must meet strict eligibility requirements to be authorized for one of the practical training options.

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2 Types of Practical Training

1. Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
2.Optional Practical Training (OPT)

 

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