Living and Working Here
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The following are types of employment available to F-1 students under INS regulations. According to the regulations, a student must not work in the United States, unless the employment is specifically authorized under the following categories:
- On-Campus Employment
- Practical Training (curricular and optional practical training)
- Severe Economic Hardship
- Special Student Relief Program
- Employment Sponsored by International Organizations
INS requires that all students seeking employment must be currently maintaining a valid F-1 status. A student who is "out of status" is not eligible for any F-1 employment benefits.
See International Student Handbook pages 5-7.