International Students

Information for International Students

For Co-op:

CPT (Curricular Practical Training)

If you are an international student, you must obtain CPT work authorization from Office of Global Services BEFORE you begin working on your Co-op:

Please enter cl.lee@northeastern.edu as your secondary approver.

CPT Request Form: This e-form is to request authorization for Curricular Practical Training for your Co-op.

https://international.northeastern.edu/ogs/forms-and-guides/cpt-authorization-request-form/

CPT Update form for co-op: This e-form is to update your authorization for Curricular Practical Training for your Co-op.

https://international.northeastern.edu/ogs/forms-and-guides/cpt-update-form/

  

OPT (Optional Practical Training):

F-1 students may apply to United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for Post-Completion Optional Practical Training (OPT) work authorization, which helps them apply their classroom learning to the real-world.

APPLYING FOR POST-COMPLETION OPT (F-1): Instruction

https://international.northeastern.edu/ogs/employment/applying-for-post-completion-opt-f-1/

OPT Forms

Certification of Program Completion

https://international.northeastern.edu/ogs/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2019/09/Certification-of-Program-Completion-10.18.18.pdf

This e-form is to request authorization to apply for Post-OPT.

https://international.northeastern.edu/ogs/forms-and-guides/ogs-post-completion-opt-central/