As of January 2017, please consult with CIE office as work authorization process and benefits may change.

CPT is a type of off-campus employment for internships, and requires authorization from CIE. An internship is a short term opportunity (typically 3 weeks to 6 months) to provide practical experience related to your field of study.You must meet with CIE to discuss in advance your eligibility. CPT provides you authorization during your program of study to engage in an off-campus internships to gain practical experience in your major.


CPT Informational Workshop

Workshop Calendar

Come to the informational session to learn about how you, as an F1 international student, can apply for CPT work authorization for your internship! CIE will share information to help you through the application process, and answer your questions. 


Job Search Strategies for International Students Workshop

Workshop Calendar

Looking for work presents special challenges for international students. This workshop held by UW Bothell Career Center will cover best practices and strategies for seeking and applying for jobs. Students to read the workshop information online as well.


Find Companies Hiring Int'l Students

 This database helps you find internships or jobs in the U.S, or  even if you are looking to work in another country.


UW Bothell Career Services

Career Services provides students with valuable resources and guidance ranging from preparing your resume/cover letter, to how to find job openings through HuskyJobs. Visit Career Center's online resources and special international student section to utilize the resources and attend their upcoming workshops and career events! 


Where are other UWB international students doing internships?

 Students are finding great opportunities in the local and national area. Here is just a sample! We encourage you to also join CIE's special UWB International Student LinkedIn Group to connect with other international student alum who are working, and to help with your internship search!