Employment Opportunities for F-1 Students

Curricular Practical Training

Gain practical experience during an internship or course-related employment.

Optional Practical Training

Gain practical experience in your field during or immediately following your program.

STEM Optional Practical Training

Extend your work authorization for an additional 24 months.

On-Campus Employment

Learn more about working on the UT Austin campus. 

Economic Hardship Employment

Apply for a work permit to assist you with the cost of living in an emergency situation.