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International Student Program


Can F1 Students Work?

YES. F-1 Students can work on campus or off campus. How? F1 students are eligible to work on campus if they are enrolled in 12 units of credit. F1 students who have completed an academic year of college study are permitted to work off campus through either Curricular Practical Training or Optional Practical Training. Students working off campus and not authorized for with CPT or OPT will be terminated in SEVIS and not eligible for reinstatement.

Employment Forms

How to Legally Obtain Employment as an F1 Student 

How to obtain a Social Security Number

Employer Offer Letter Sample

Curricular Practical Training

CPT Presentation

CPT Request form

CPT Workshop Video

Optional Practical Training

OPT Presentation

OPT Request Form

OPT Instructions

OPT Workshop Video

Career Center at LACC

To learn more about how the Career Center can assist you in a finding job, assisting you with your resume, or practicing for an upcoming interview click CAREER or visit the Career Center webpage to find on campus jobs by clicking On Campus Jobs 

Job Postings

Sheriffs Department

The Cadet position is a student worker position with the Los Angeles Community College District assigned to a specific campus. Under the direction of the L.A. County Sheriff's Department and L.A. Community College District personnel, the campus Cadet position will provide a full range of services to the campus community.

If interested in the Police Cadet position, click here to download the cadet application and submit it to, or drop it off in person at the Sheriff's Office located in AD 111.