Are you an F-1 student planning to do an internship this summer? Read on to learn about Curricular Practical Training (CPT) authorization for paid and unpaid internships. CPT for Summer Internships: What is CPT? CPT is a benefit of F-1 immigration status that allows students to gain practical, hands-on experience… read more
Apply for Post-Completion OPT
Are you graduating in Spring 2023? If so, now is the time to apply for Optional Practical Training (OPT). Granted by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), OPT is an employment benefit for students with F-1 status to gain practical experience in their major field of study. To successfully… read more
Apply for Post-Completion OPT!
Are you graduating in Fall 2022? If so, now is the time to apply for Optional Practical Training! Optional Practical Training (OPT) is an employment benefit for students with F-1 status. OPT authorizes students to work in the United States for up to 12 months after graduation to gain practical… read more
Apply to be an International Orientation Volunteer!
Did you attend International Student Orientation when you first arrived at UT? You now have a chance to be one of the friendly student faces welcoming new international students to campus. International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) is currently accepting applications for the International Orientation Volunteer (IOV) program, recruiting graduate… read more
What is Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and How to Apply for It
What is Curricular Practical Training (CPT)? Curricular Practical Training (CPT) offers on-the-job experience for F-1 students that is curricular in nature—that is, tied to a student’s program of study. This difference makes CPT a unique pillar of the F-1 student visa program. It blends strictly academic, or classroom-based, learning with… read more
Apply for Post-Completion OPT
Are you graduating in Spring 2022? If so, now is the time to apply for Optional Practical Training! Optional Practical Training (OPT) is an employment benefit for students with F-1 status to gain practical experience in their major field of study. Timeline to Apply for OPT Apply early! United… read more
UT Opportunities For International Students
On Wednesday, Feb. 9, the Spring Student Organization Fair will fill Speedway Plaza, 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. Longhorns boast involvement in more than 1,000 student organizations at UT Austin, so this event is a great chance to explore the wide variety of opportunities. Whether playing sports, dancing, backpacking in Texas nature,… read more
Friendship Program: Applications Are Open!
Greetings International Students & Scholars! Applications are once again open for the Friendship Program kicking off this Fall for the 2019-2020 Academic year. What is it? The Friendship Program facilitates connections between members of the Austin community with international students & scholars. Hosts and their match(es) commit to gather… read more
International Orientation Assistants: Final Week to Apply!
Don’t get bored waiting around for school to start this August–hurry and apply to be an International Orientation Assistant (IOA)! There is only one week left; applications close on June 24 at 5 p.m. This opportunity is great for returning international students who remember what it was like to start their… read more
International Orientation Assistants Needed!
Calling all Longhorns! If you are a returning student in Fall 2019 and want to help International Office staff at International Student Orientation this August, then you should think about applying to be an International Orientation Assistant (IOA). For domestic students, it is a great way to get to know… read more
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