Employment of Emory and Non-Emory F and J Students for CPT, OPT and AT. Wednesday, April 19, 2006 Presented by Office of International Student and Scholar Programs, Office of the Controller and Human Resources of Emory University. Students in F-1 Visa Status. Curricular Practical Training
Wednesday, April 19, 2006
Presented by Office of International Student and Scholar Programs, Office of the Controller and Human Resources of Emory University
Curricular Practical Training
Optional Practical Training
Severe Economic Hardship
F-1 student at another institution whose academic advisor moves to Emory; student remains enrolled at old school, but is authorized to work at Emory through CPT
F-1 student from another institution who is doing a required internship or co-op at EmoryCurricular Practical TrainingExamples
Opportunity for F-1 students to work full-time in their field of study for 12 months (24 months part-time prior to completion of program)
May be used before or after completion of the program of study (usually after)Optional Practical Training (OPT)Definition
Authorization is granted in one-year increments, but may be renewed yearlyOff-campus Employment based on Severe Economic Hardship Definition
F-1 students who face unexpected financial difficulties to work off-campus
J Students are a part of an Exchange Visitor Program.
They have been invited to participate, and employment may or may not be a part of the program.
For cultural and educational exchange between the U.S. and citizens of other countries;
Students are expected to learn and then return home to share their experiences.
ON-CAMPUS JOB at Emory
Is the student authorized? renewed yearly
Look for DS-2019
Dates of Program
Letter of Authorization
Specifically describes the job you offered the student.
Who can I contact to be sure?
Find on the DS-2019
Might be Emory
Can be another institution
Contact person has signed the document under Responsible Officer signature line.Hiring a J-1 Student on Academic Training
Authorization from Program Sponsor is required renewed yearly
Possible to get permission from Program Sponsor.
Student should discuss options with Program Sponsor.
May require a change of status to some other visa type.
Contact ISSPWhat if I want to keep the student longer?