Curricular Practical Training for F-1 Student

What is CPT?

Curricular Practical Training (CPT) is employment authorization that enables students to work in their field of study if the work is an integral or required part of the student's degree program.Curricular Practical Training may include field projects, internships and practicum experiences that are required for your course or degree.

Curricular Practical Training must be recommended by your academic advisor and authorized by your Designated School Official (DSO) at Wesleyan.

Curricular Practical Training Regulations

Students may undertake Curricular Practical Training employment to fulfill a degree requirement or earn academic credit. CPT may be done either part-time or full-time depending on the requirement of your program. CPT can be paid or non-paid positions.