Employment includes any practical training opportunities directly related to your major field of study (certificates/minors do not count). This may include:
- Volunteer Opportunity
- Contracted specialist (1099)
- Staffing agency/Temporary agency
You are expected to work over 20 hours per week for both full-time pre-completion OPT and post-completion OPT.
If you are approved for part-time pre-completion OPT, you should work a maximum of 20 hours per week.
Students on OPT may have multiple job opportunities at once and should report all employment to ISS.
We encourage you to use the many career-related resources available to UW-Madison students and alumni to help you find the right practical training opportunity for you!