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Curriculum Practical Training(CPT)

If you would like to apply for Curricular Practical Training (CPT) or internship you must complete and submit an application to the Office of International Students and Scholars before engaging in any employment. All internships, summer or semester long that are required by your academic program must be an integral part of an established cirriculum. It allows a lawful F-1 student to engage in alternate work/study, internship, cooperative education or any other type of required internship or practicum which is offered by sponsoring employers through cooperative agreements with the school. A student may choose to receive wages or academic credit for this experience.

Eligibility Requirements for Curricular Practical Training

  • Students must be in lawful F-1 status, at the time of the application.
  • Undergraduate students must complete one academic year as full-time students before they become eligible for CPT.
  • Passport must be valid for at least six months into the future.
  • Graduate students are eligible whenever it is required in their program of study.
  • All internships, summer or semester long, required by your academic program, must be approved as CPT.

 

NOTE: Must sign-up 2 days prior to the workshop. Notification will not be sent if the workshops are cancelled if no-one signs up on time.

Workshop Dates for Spring 2009


DATE
TIME
PLACE
February
  Thursday 19 1:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m International Center
  Thursday 26 1:00 p.m - 3:00 p.m International Center
March
  Thursday 12 10:00 a.m - 12:00 noon International Center
  Thursday 19 10:00 a.m - 12:00 noon International Center
April
  Thursday 10 10:00 a.m - 12:00 noon International Center
  Thursday 17 10:00 a.m - 12:00 noon International Center
May
  Thursday 14 10:00 a.m - 12:00 noon International Center
  Thursday 21 10:00 a.m - 12:00 noon International Center

For questions and/or individual Curricular Practical Training and/ or Optional Practical Training meetings, contact:

Amie Limon: amie_limon@mail.uri.edu
Chris Cho: chrischo@mail.uri.edu

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