International Student and Scholar Services

Center for International Education

Practical Training


International students have the option of working within the United States by engaging in practical training either during their program or immediately after it ends. There are two types of practical training available: Optional Practical Training (OPT) and Curricular Practical Training (CPT). Please choose from the links below for more details and to register for the CIE’s online practical training seminars.

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