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Employment in F-1 Status

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While you are at Tulane, there are many opportunities for student employment across a variety of departments. Find information here on necessary documentation and protocols for employment while on an international visa. 

On-Campus Employment

Search our current opportunities and see if you qualify for employment.

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

As you continue your studies, there will be employment that is integral to your curriculum.

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

One year work opportunity for positions directly related to your major.

STEM Optional Practical Training (STEM OPT)

Employment opportunities for students within the science, technology, engineering and mathematics fields of study.

Applying for a Social Security Number

If you work or receive a scholarship while in the United States you will need to have a Social Security number.

Volunteering & Unpaid Internships

Learn about the differences between being an employee, a volunteer, and an unpaid intern in relation to your status as an F-1 student.


Important Tax Information for F and J Visa Holders