Published: Nov. 17, 2022

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is a benefit for international students in F-1 status that allows temporary training authorization for an “alternative work/study, internship, cooperative education, or any other type of required internship or practicum which is offered by sponsoring employers through cooperative agreements with the school.”

If you are interested in pursuing this type of employment authorization next semester or in a future term, please read through the steps of Curricular Practical Training (CPT) authorization below to learn how to obtain CPT authorization for your upcoming training, internship, or off-campus employment opportunity.