This form is to update your authorization to go on Co-op or Internship

Sometimes in life, the unexpected happens. If you experience a financial hardship and you are currently studying in the USA on an F-1 visa, you may request an employment authorization.

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is a benefit for eligible F-1 students to authorize off-campus practical training physically located within the U.S. as required by a student’s curriculum or any co-op experience.

If you are an F-1 student, you may be eligible to participate in Optional Practical Training (OPT), which helps students gain relevant work experience within their field of study.

With Academic Training, eligible J-1 students can deepen their Northeastern experience with employment opportunities that relate to their field of study.

Want to work outside the U.S.? Do you have an opportunity to participate in an international co-op? International students need to get an approval from the Office of Global Services (OGS). OGS also provides some helpful tips on traveling abroad and re-entering the U.S.