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Employment opportunities and information for international students

For F Visa Holders

Employment and Training for F Visa Holders

Information for students who want to apply for on- or off-campus jobs, curricular practical training, or optional practical training.

Related Sites

Helpful websites about employment and internships for F-1 and J-1 visa holders

For J Visa Holders

Employment and Training for J Visa Holders

Options for on- and off-campus employment and academic training for J visa holders

Related Sites

Helpful websites about employment and internships for F-1 and J-1 visa holders

Refer to the International Student Job Search Handbookfor more information on job searches.

Social Security Numbers for Visa Holders

The Social Security Administration now requires all F-1 and J-1 students to supply evidence of employment before being issued a Social Security number. Refer to the Social Security Number page for more information on how to obtain a Social Security number.

Taxes

There are three types of income tax returns international students must file: federal, state, and local taxes. Refer to the Taxes page for more information on how to file your taxes. 

Job Search Tips for International Students

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  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.