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CPT and OPT Workshops

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Workshop

Temporary employment such as an internship, practicum, and alternative work-study or cooperative education may be authorized under certain circumstances as curricular practical training (CPT). Such training must not only be related to your major field of study but must also be an integral part of your established curriculum still in progress. CPT is a benefit of being an F-1 Student. CPT is an application process and is subject to evaluation. This workshop will help you understand the eligibility and application procedures.

Summer and Autumn 2018

  • Tuesday, July 17 at 10 a.m. - 100 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Friday, August, 17 at 3 p.m. - 100 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Tuesday, September 18 at 10 a.m. - 100 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Monday, October 15 at 3 p.m. - 100 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Thursday, November 15 at 3 p.m. - 100 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Monday, December 17 at 11 a.m. - 100 Enarson Classroom Building

There is no registration for CPT workshops. Please arrive in a timely manner.

Optional Practical Training (OPT) Workshop

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is intended to provide hands-on practical work experience that is directly related to a student's major area of study. The training is authorized by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for a maximum of 12 months. It is available to students who have been lawfully enrolled on a full-time basis for at least one academic year (9 months). OPT is a benefit of being an F-1 Student. OPT is an application process and is subject to evaluation. This workshop will help you understand the eligibility and application procedures.

Summer and Autumn 2018

  • Thursday, July 19 at 9 a.m. - 160 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Friday, August 10 at 10 a.m. - 160 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Thursday, September 13 at 2 p.m. - 160 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Friday, September 28 at 1 p.m. - 160 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Tuesday, October 9 at 10 a.m. - 160 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Wednesday, October 24 at 2 p.m. - 160 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Thursday, November 8 at 9 a.m. - 160 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Friday, November 30 at 10 a.m. - 160 Enarson Classroom Building
  • Wednesday, December 12 at 1 p.m. - 160 Enarson Classroom Building

There is no registration for OPT workshops. Please arrive in a timely manner.