Paid Employment opportunities for international students

USA

While studying

Students may take employment within the university campus, if offered by the university. Students may work up to 20 hours per week to remain in full time student status

Students are not allowed to work outside the university campus

Student may take study-related paid internship or study related paid work for gaining training or work experience to authorization by the university.

Conditions may apply.

After study

OPT – Optional Practical Training allowed for employment paid or unpaid up to one year for all programs and additional two years for students completing approved (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) programs.

Work permit (H1) may be issued for period extending up to 6 years, if employers sponsor the students for employment.


Other countries

While studying

Students are allowed to take paid employment anywhere outside the university campus and students may work up to 20 hours per week. Students may not generally not offered employment within university campus.

After studying

Students are to remain in the country for a short time (the period varies from country to country) and if they are able to secure employment, students are issued work permit for specific durations.

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