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International Programs




You should not assume that you are automatically eligible to work in the United States. Unauthorized employment is one of the most serious violations of F-1 student status. Any unlawful employment - even for one day - even if you did not know it was illegal - poses a serious threat to your ability to remain in or return to the United States. You should speak with the Office of International Student Support before accepting any employment.

On-Campus Employment

International students may work on-campus without applying to the USCIS for work authorization.  Job listings for on-campus positions can be found in the O’Brien Center for Student Success, which is located on the 2nd floor of the Sakowich Campus Center.  International students can only work a maximum of 20 hours per week while school is in session but may work up to 40 hours per week during any vacation periods.

Off-Campus Employment

There are three options for legal employment off campus. All students are not eligible for all options.

For F-1 Students: