INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AFFAIRS OFFICE

F1 VISA

Employment Authorization

Do not start employment without proper work authorization. This includes internships and any summer employment.

On-campus:

F-1 students, who hold a valid I-20 issued by SUNY College at Buffalo, are authorized to work at Buffalo State College. Students may work up to 20 hours per week while school is in session and up to full-time during the breaks and summer vacation periods.

Off-campus:

Employment (including internships) outside of the University requires work authorization. See Off-Campus Employment.