ON-CAMPUS EMPLOYMENT FOR F-1 STUDENTS
As an F-1 student, you may apply for on-campus employment provided that you are authorized by the USCIS to attend PaceUniversity, and you are maintaining full-time studies. You can begin working on campus immediately as there is no minimum time requirement in F-1 status for this type of work. You will need a Social Security Number in order to get paid, so be sure to start that process soon if you do not have a number already!
What is considered on-campus employment?
On-campus employment means that you will be working on Pace University premises (perhaps in the library or your academic department). It also includes working for a commercial firm that provides direct services to Pace Universitystudents (such as cafeteria food services).
Additionally, work that is performed at an off-campus location but that is educationally affiliated with Pace can be considered on-campus employment. This work must be associated with the school’s curriculum and be an integral part of your educational program [8 CFR 214.2(f)(9)(i)].
How many hours can I work?
You can work up to 20 hours per week while school is in session. You may be eligible for full time employment during vacation periods and holidays.
How do I find out about jobs on campus?
Contact Career Services on your campus.
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