International students have certain benefits and responsibilities related to working in the United States. Please see below for information about the various employment authorization options that are available.

F-1 Students

On-Campus Employment

Curricular Practical Training

Optional Practical Training

24 Month STEM OPT Extension

Severe Economic Hardship

J-1 Students

On-Campus Employment

Academic Training

Helpful Links

Employment for Students in the F-1 Immigration Status Main Page
International Student Advisors at The Claremont Colleges
OPT Information Page (for all students planning to apply for OPT) | OPT Application Information | Maintaining Your F-1 Status During OPT
STEM OPT Extension Information Page (for students currently engaged in OPT, only – includes application and other important information)
Information on the H-1B “Cap-Gap
Employer Update Form (for CMC alumni)