J-1 Students are eligible for two types of employment:
- Academic Training, related to the students major either during the students academic program or beginning no later than 30 days after program completion.
- Other employment related to a scholarship, assistantship, on campus employment or economic necessity.
For all of the above types of J-1 employment submit the J-1 Student Services Request Form to the ISSO. Required forms can be found on the ISSO website.
For Academic Training:
- Submit the J-1 Academic Training Program Recommendation Form.
For Economic Necessity:
- Submit a letter verifying the economic need.
Social Security and Work Eligibility:
For each type of J-1 employment you must receive authorization on your DS-2019 before being eligible to apply for a Social Security Number or begin employment.