Bucknell offers a variety of jobs on campus. Many students have found that working on campus is a great opportunity to earn extra money, get work experience, as well as enrich their personal skills. Students in F-1 and J-1 status are permitted to work on campus for up to 20 hours per week during spring and fall semesters, and up to 40 hours during summer. || Read more about working on campus.
Bucknell offers a variety of off campus jobs too. Many students staying here over longer breaks will take advantage of doing OPT (Optional Practical Training) and CPT (Curricular Practical Training). || Read more about working off campus.
A social security number is given to American citizens at birth and has become a form of identification. It is necessary to have a social security number to be employed on campus. You will have the opportunity to apply for a social security number during International Student Orientation. || Find out more about how to obtain a Social Security Number.
If you work in the US, you will have file a tax return. Bucknell purchases a web program for non-U.S. members of our community to help with filing taxes. || Find out more about help filing U.S. taxes.
The Bucknell Career Development Center assists students and alumni with employment, internships, externships, choice of majors, career and industry interests, and graduate/professional school searches. || Visit the Career Development Center.
The CDC also has resources more directed at International Students, with workshops, extra information on OPT and CPT, international internships and more.
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