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How many hours can I work while studying in the USA on an F1 visa?

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    Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

    Pepperdine Graziadio Business School

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    Hi, this is Tiffany. I'm going to answer this question for you. At Pepperdine Graziadio Business School, an international student is allowed to work on campus for a maximum of 20 hours per week. Thank you.

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    IDP Education

    IDP Education

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    Hi, everybody, from India, this is karma, it's a good question, you can work part time up to 20 hours a week while the session is going on and during vacation time, you can work up to 40 hours on campus. So I hope that answers your question.

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    IDP Education

    IDP Education

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    The AF1 visa international students will be able to work part time for 20 hours per week, but during the summer break or winter break, any longer breaks, students will have the access to work full time.

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    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

    University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

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    Students studying on F1 student visas are allowed to work 20 hours per week on campus during fall and spring semesters, and when school is not in session or in the summer period, you are allowed to work more than 20 hours per week.

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    Western New England University

    Western New England University

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    International students can work 20 hours per week on their F-1 student visa. Western New England's Office of Career Services help students network and find jobs and internships in the field that they would like. We are so lucky to have this resource available to all of our students.

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    Sacred Heart University

    Sacred Heart University

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    An international student with a F1 visa can only work part time on the university campus, which is the total amount of 20 hours per week.

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    Green River College

    Green River College

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    Students on an F1 visa can only work a maximum of 20 hours per week and only on campus, but even if that is the maximum, most students only work 10 or 15 hours per week. The number of hours you can work will depend on the job that you find, but the maximum is 20 hours per week.

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    Golden West College (United States)

    Golden West College (United States)

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    International students on F1 student visa is allowed to work on campus jobs only up to 20 hours per week. Employment regulations are very strict for international students, so be sure to check with their immigration advisor. There are options like CPT (Curricular Practical Training) and OPT (Optional Practical Training) that may give you more opportunities to work in the U.S. So be sure to check them out.

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    Keiser University

    Keiser University

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    An international student can work up to 20 hours a week on campus while studying on an F1 visa.

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