U.S. Employment While on a Student Visa

Although foreign students (on F-1 or M-1 visas) are expected to come to the U.S. able to support themselves throughout their studies, U.S. immigration law does allow them some limited opportunities to work.

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Although foreign students (on F-1 or M-1 visas) are expected to come to the U.S. able to support themselves throughout their studies, U.S. immigration law does allow them some limited opportunities to work. This may include both on-campus and off-campus employment, in some cases after graduation. Details about eligibility and application procedures can be found here.

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