Employment Authorization

Employment Authorization

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Interested in working in the U.S. during or after your program? 

There are multiple types of work authorizations available to F-1 and J-1 international students. Each type of work authorization has different rules, application processes and timelines. Some are authorized by Berkeley International Office (BIO) in just a few days and others must be approved by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and take a few months. Please click on the links below to learn more about each type of employment.