Work in College

How to find a job while in college

LESSON 1

How to Find the Right On-Campus Job

Being a college student is expensive, but also affords you a lot of flexibility with your time. An on-campus job is an excellent way to fill your time and earn some extra money. A job on campus can also expand your social circle and allow you to gain valuable work experience that will make you

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LESSON 2

How to Find a Summer Internship

An internship is the first step towards a career. Not only do you learn on the job and get paid while exploring new career possibilities, you also will gain first-hand experience of the American work culture. Whether you are considering an internship in the next couple years or actively looking for one now, here are

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LESSON 3

Differences Between CPT and OPT

If you are an international student looking for job opportunities, you have probably heard of the terms CPT and OPT. These terms are different types of work authorizations for international students. The type of work you are doing could be exactly the same, but there is a key difference in your work status that will

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LESSON 4

How to Apply for OPT

OPT, optional practical training, is an employment opportunity for international students that have recently graduated from college. It offers additional training in your chosen field of study through paid work that can be either part-time or full-time. OPT is available to F-1 status international students who have completed one full academic year. Unlike a campus

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LESSON 5

How to Track Your H1B Visa Application

Many international students seek an H-1B Visa to work in the U.S. after graduating from college. The added steps involved in getting an H-1B Visa make the job hunt challenging for international students, but they are necessary to extend your stay in the U.S. While you cannot control the outcome of your H1B Visa application,

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