Curricular practical training (CPT) may be authorized under certain circumstances to allow F-1 students temporary off-campus employment. 

Optional Practical Training (OPT) allows F-1 students to work one year after completion of studies. Extension may be allowed. 

Please discuss with the ISSS office about your individual situation, and visit their websites via the links below for more details. 

F-1 CPT F-1 OPT F-1 OPT STEM Extension