F-1 Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

F-1 Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is a type of employment option for F-1 international students who want to gain experience in their fields of study. CPT is not available after a student completes a degree program.



  • Conditions for CPT

  • Eligibility 

  • Part-Time vs. Full-Time CPT

  • Applying for CPT 

  • Working Without Authorization

  • Can I work for Multiple Employers on CPT?

  • FAQ for CPT

  • How Do I Find an Internship?


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