International Student Career Conference

The career conference is an opportunity for current UW-Madison international students to develop their knowledge and skills around finding a job in the United States or their home country. These skills include learning the basics about employment options on their F1 or J1 student visa, how to prepare their resume and cover letter, and practicing…

USCIS Announces I-765 Online Filing for OPT & STEM Extension

On April 12, 2021, USCIS announced that F-1 students seeking permission for Optional Practical Training (OPT) or OPT STEM Extension can now file Form I-765 online.  We are optimistic about this change, but we are …

On-campus Employment Locations

On-campus employment is a benefit available to F-1 and J-1 students who are maintaining their visa status. On-campus employment is defined as employment on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus that provides services to students on campus, or employment at an off-campus location that is educationally affiliated with the university. Learn more about F-1 employment and…