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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.

Uniworld Online

Find American firms and their locations in other countries and firms based in other countries with locations in the United States. This database is access restricted to IUP students only.

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

  • Office of International Education
  • Delaney Hall, Suite B25
    920 Grant Street
    Indiana, PA 15705
  • Phone: 724-357-2295
  • Fax: 724-357-2514
  • Office Hours
  • Monday through Friday
  • 8:00 a.m.–12:00 p.m.
  • 1:00 p.m.–4:30 p.m.