International students on F and M visas are not generally allowed to work off-campus in the United States. However, student visa holders may be eligible to apply for certain benefits that will allow for off-campus employment. These normally relate somehow to a student’s program of study.  

In this section, you will find information related to on-campus employment, Optional Practical Training (OPT), Curricular Practical Training (CPT), and employment based on severe economic hardship.