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.
Many students obtain internships over the summers, and find jobs in the U.S. after graduation. Employment authorization is required before you can work off-campus. || Read more about working off campus.
During vacation breaks when classes are not in session both J-1 and F-1 students are eligible to work on campus for 40 hours per week. This is considered full-time employment in the United States. The work must be on-campus. Off-campus employment requires the authorization of the U.S. Citizenship & Immigration Services (USCIS).
A Social Security Number is required for employment. You will have the opportunity to apply for an SSN during International Orientation. Contact ISS if you do not have an SSN. || 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.
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