CPT/OPT Information Session
F-1 INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS: CPT and OPT
At this Zoom meeting, Jackie Chin of the Office of Global Services [OGS] will discuss the F-1 Curricular Practical Training [CPT] for internships before graduation and the F-1 Optional Practical Training [OPT] for work after graduation.
For CPT, the issues reviewed will be: eligibility, process to apply, and length of time.
For OPT, it is especially important for those graduating in May 2021. The issues that will be covered are: eligibility to apply; process of applying to OGS and then to the USCIS; how to choose OPT start date; requirements once approved for OPT; travel; overview of STEM OPT and O-1 visa for Artists.
There will be time for questions at the end.