Services for International Students and Scholars

EMPLOYMENT

Students arrive at Northeastern University aware of the opportunities to develop a résumé, respond to position descriptions, gain valuable professional skills, and build a network of contacts for life after graduation.

Employment News

Employment Information Sessions for Summer Semester

OGS is now hosting information sessions to assist students who are considering applying for post-completion OPT, CPT, STEM/Cap-Gap and AT. Students should pre-register to guarantee a seat. Unregistered attendees may show up but are not guaranteed entry. Registration links and more information can be found on OGS event page. Dates and locations are below:

Curricular Practical Training (CPT):

  • April 13 – 10:30 am – 12:30 pm, Student Center Ballroom – Register here
  • April 21 – 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm, McLeod Suites  – Register here
  • May 8 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, McLeod Suites – Register here
  • June 14 – 11:00 am -1:00 pm, McLeod Suites – Register here
  • July 19 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, McLeod Suites – Register here
  • August 1 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, McLeod Suites – Register here

Optional Practical Training (OPT):

  • April 13 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, McLeod Suites  – Register here
  • May 2 – 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm, Ballroom, Curry Student Center – Register here
  • June 6 – 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, McLeod Suites, Curry Student Center – Register here
  • August 14 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, McLeod Suites, Curry Student Center – Register here

STEM OPT/ Cap-Gap Extension:

  • April 19 – 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm, McLeod Suites – Register here
  • May 15 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, McLeod Suites – Register here
  • June 21 – 11:00 am – 1:00 pm, West Village F, Room 020 – Register here

Academic Training:

  • May 22 – 3:00 pm – 5:00 pm, 333 Curry Student Center – Register here
  • July 28 – 10:00 am – 12:00 pm, Curry Student Center, Room 340 – Register here

USCIS Updates Filing Fees

USCIS filing fee for OPT/STEM OPT applications (Form I-765) will change, effective December 23, 2016. The new fee will be $410 (the current fee is $380). Please note: the current fee ($380) is still in place until December 23, 2016. Please see USCIS web site for more information.

USCIS Releases Updated I-765 and other Forms

On 12/23/2017 USCIS published updated forms at uscis.gov/forms . USCIS did not give prior notice to stakeholders regarding this change. USCIS is strongly encouraging immediate use of these forms, however, USCIS will accept prior versions of forms until February 21, 2017.

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