Planning ways to build skills and gain experience in your fields of interest through participating in a wide variety of experiential learning opportunities will help you develop both personally and professionally.
You can gain the skills and experiences employers look for in many ways, the more the better. Learn what they are looking for and how to build those here.
To stand out to any employer, showing direct experience in the field is essential. Learn where and how to gain those experiences here.
Insight and guidance from experienced professionals in your field can advance your career exponentially. Here are strategies and resources to find and develop those relationships.
Part-time jobs on and off campus, including Work-Study jobs, can offer more than a paycheck. Learn how to find and apply for student jobs and how to get the most out of them here.
Curricular Practical Training (CPT) for F-1 Students please click the link above to learn more about the process.
For international students who wish to have employment experiences such as internships and cooperative education with employers and organizations, curricular practical training (CPT) authorization is required. CPT is employment authorization for an integral part of an established curriculum and must be directly related to a student’s major area of study. It may be defined as alternate work/study, internship, cooperative education (Co-Op), or other types of internship practicum (required or optional). Students are also required to register for a specific course in their department that fulfills a program requirement.