International Student Employment Furman

On-campus employment

F-1 and J-1 visa holders are eligible to work without special approval on-campus up to 20 hours per week while classes are in session and up to 40 hours per week during school holidays. Our Student Employment Office can help you locate an on-campus job opportunity. No special approval is needed for on-campus work within the weekly hours described above.

F-1 visa holders are eligible for all on-campus jobs, including Federal Work Study.

Off-campus employment

In order to work or hold an internship off-campus, you must receive authorization from the Student Activities office prior to accepting a position. The two types of authorization​ are Curricular Practical Training and Optional Practical Training. To find more information about these two types of authorization, please follow the links below.


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