Job & Internship Regulations
Federal regulations limit F-1 and J-1 student employment options.
Regulations for on-campus work
- You may work up to 20 hours a week at an on-campus job while school is in session.
- You may work full-time at an on-campus job during holiday breaks and the summer vacation.
- On-campus authorization ends with the end date of your I-20 or DS-2019. After this, you will need additional authorization such as OPT or AT.
Regulations for off-campus work
Regulations vary depending on your visa status
Off-campus work requires prior authorization
Refrain from working off-campus without prior approval and authorization from the IO.
To attain authorization, please review our student employment information and then meet with an advisor to discuss your options.