Academic training for J-1 students

J-1 students may apply for Academic Training, which can be used for off-campus employment directly related to the student's field of study. In order to apply for academic training, please submit the following to the ISSS Office

Academic training must be related to the student's field of study. Most students are eligible for 18 months of academic training; postdoctoral students may apply for an additional 18 months of Academic Training, for a total of 36 months. Academic training must commence not later than 30 days following completion of studies. All outstanding bills must be paid through the Bursar's office and you must also be certified full-time for all.

All students on Academic Training must continue to report to the ISSS Office any changes in address, personal information, employment, status, etc... in the same manner as when they were a student.

Last modified: Jul 21, 2015
International Services for Students and Scholars, Phone: (518) 276-4966, Fax: (518) 276-4839