The University of Miami has a thriving international student population, comprising of approximately 2,700 international students (undergraduate and graduate). While international students face unique challenges in seeking U.S. employment after graduation, they also have experience and skills that are valued in the U.S. job market.
To be successful in your job search as an international student, you should utilize the programs and services offered by the Toppel Career Center. In addition, it is important to visit the Department of International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) as they offer resources and information on work regulation guidelines.
International students should also review information found in the Internships and Job Searching sections of HireACane.com.
Internships and Curricular Practical Training (CPT)
Toppel Job Search For International Students Guide Many international students have the goal of remaining in the United States after they graduate and begin a career. However, there are unique challenges that international students face when it comes to searching for U.S. employment and the job search process. This guide offers information, resources, and strategies regarding the U.S. job search process for international students.
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OBTAINING CPT CPT and Your Internship To obtain your CPT Letter, you must enroll in the Toppel Internship Program. To do so, follow these steps:
*PLEASE NOTE THAT IT TAKES 3-5 BUSINESS DAYS TO CREATE YOUR CPT LETTER AFTER EMAILING THE NECESSARY INFORMATION TO TOPPEL-INTERNSHISP@MIAMI.EDU.
*CPT Letters are only given to students with PAID internships. You DO NOT need a CPT letter for an unpaid internship.
Click here to learn more about how to search for internships using the Toppel Career Center.
Many international students have the goal of remaining in the United States after they graduate and begin a career. However, there are unique challenges that international students face when it comes to searching for U.S. employment and the job search process.
International Student & Scholar Services