F-1 students are restricted on employment while studying in the U.S. Students must receive authorization before beginning an employment situation. There are four types of employment generally available to F-1 students.
- On-campus employment
- Employment authorized because of severe economic hardship
- Certain employment sponsored by international organizations
- Practical training
- Curricular Practical Training
- Optional Practical Training
It is necessary for F-1 students to contact International Learner Services Coordinator to better understand the eligibility and process for the above-mentioned employment categorieies.