Study Permit & Visa

Study Permit & Visa

Study Permit & Visa
If you are an international student studying in the US, you have the opportunity to
work part-time but remember that you are restricted by the terms of your visa. It is a
MUST that you know all the requirements and restrictions concerning your visa!As
part of the application, students need to provide:
Most international students in the United States hold an F-1 visa, which is the U.S.
non-immigrant student visa. F-1 students are allowed to work in the United States,
but only under certain conditions and in accordance with complex guidelines and
restrictions issued by the United States Citizenship and Immigration Service

On-campus employment is the category most freely permitted by the USCIS
regulations, and it does not require USCIS approval. However, although F-1 status
includes an on-campus employment privilege, on-campus employment opportunities
at most schools are limited. Even if you can obtain a job on campus, you may not
rely on it to prove financial resources for the year, and often these jobs are not
related to your studies. Many schools do require that you obtain permission from the
International Student Office prior to accepting any on-campus employment, and may
not permit such employment in a student’s first semester or year.
International students in the U.S. in valid F-1 immigration status are permitted to
work off-campus in optional practical training (OPT) status both during and after
completion of their degree. Rules established by the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration
Service (USCIS) govern the implementation of OPT, and all OPT employment
requires prior authorization from USCIS and from your school’s International Student

The final category of employment for international students in the U.S. on F-1 visas
is employment with a “recognized international organization.” To qualify, an organization
must be on the official State Department list, and listed organizations.

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