How many hours can I work on CPT?

Employment is limited to 20 hours per week during the regular semesters.  In the summer, CPT

When can I begin working?

You can only begin employment if you have received authorization (see 3rd page of your I-20) from Student Services after submitting the following documentation (see application instructions):

When am I eligible for CPT?

You are eligible for CPT if you have the following:


What is Curricular Practical Training?

Curricular practical training (CPT) allows you to work off-campus in employment that is an integral or important part of your curriculum.  This can include formal internships with employers who have a cooperative agreement with MIIS or other types of practical experience.  Each CPT application is reviewed and approved based on the connection between t