F1 Student Employment

Gaining work experience can be an important part of your degree program at Boise State University. You have many opportunities to be employed during your time in F-1 status, including on-campus work and off-campus academic internships.

The Career Center at Boise State University is available to help you explore your career options, make a career plan, gain experience and have a successful job search.

Visit the Career Center

Employment Options

It is important to remember that working without the right authorization is a serious violation of your student visa status. It is your responsibility to comply with all regulations that apply to F-1 and J-1 students.

If you have any questions about work authorization then please contact International Student Services in the Center for Global Education (

Curricular Practical Training (CPT)

Academic Internships

Optional Practical Training (OPT)

Work after graduation