Curricular Practical Training
Curricular Practical Training allows a student who has maintained F-1 status for at least nine (9) months (or four consecutive full time terms of enrollment) to work within his/her field of study during an approved internship for academic credit.
In order to qualify for CPT, students must meet with an academic advisor and obtain a letter of recommendation and register for one to six credits of internship, COOP, practicum, student teaching, etc.
Students should consult the faculty in their school or college for specific eligibility requirements for internship-for-credit.
College of Arts and Sciences Internships:
Department of Biological Sciences
Department of English
Department of History, Politics and International Relation
Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences International Languages and Cultures, Nursing, Philosophy, Religious Studies, Interdisciplinary Studies (including International Human Rights and International Studies) students will need to contact their faculty advisor.
Leigh Gerdine College of Fine Arts Internships:
Department of Art
Departments of Music, Theater & Dance; students will need to contact their faculty advisor.
School of Business and Technology Internships
School of Communications Internships
School of Education Internships