Center for International Education


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

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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

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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

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 The Goinglobal 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!

Notable companies where students are interning:

GDM Private Financial Solutions
Apollo Video Technology
Tyler Technologies
Penn Schon Berland
AVA Retail
Pacific Science Center

Dingyi Group
S5 Solutions
OEC Group
Renaissance Consulting
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