F-1 Work Authorization
Options for F-1 Students
The regulations for F-1 students provide for two different work classifications.
1. "Employment" includes working on-campus and work permits for off-campus employment in the case of Economic Hardship. See the appropriate links in the left navigation bar.
2. "Practical Training" includes Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and Optional Practical Training (OPT). See the appropriate links in the left navigation bar.