Student Employment

From finding a job as a student to working in the U.S. after graduation, our office has the resources to help you!

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Find An On-Campus Job!

Opportunities to work while you are a student at the University are plentiful and diverse. Positions range from research assistants to youth development professionals. No matter what your interests may be, there is a job for you on campus!

See On-Campus Job Openings

Student Academic Support Employment Opportunities

Do You Have a Question or Concern?

Your questions and concerns matter to us. Ask anything you’d like, as a prospective PNW international student, and we’ll respond in a video sent directly to you and shared on our website.

Submit a Question

Working After Graduation

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Optional Practical Training

Optional practical training (OPT) is work authorization that allows international students to legally pursue employment in their field of study in the U.S. for 12 months after completing their degree.

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Career Center

The Career Center assists Purdue University Northwest students and alumni in making connections with employers for a successful future.

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Curricular Practical Training

Curricular Practical Training allows you to pursue employment authorization for “an integral part of an established curriculum [that] must be directly related to the international student’s major area of study.”

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Immigration Services

We support internationalization and global awareness through on-campus programming as well as welcoming international students and English Language Program participants.