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International Student Program


Can F-1 Students Work?

YES. F-1 Students can work on campus or off campus. How? F-1 students are eligible to work on campus if they are enrolled in 12 units of credit. F-1 students who have completed an academic year of college study are permitted to work off campus through either Curricular Practical Training or Optional Practical Training. Students working off campus and not authorized for with CPT or OPT will be terminated in SEVIS and not eligible for reinstatement.

Employment Forms

How to Legally Obtain Employment as an F1 Student 

How to obtain a Social Security Number

Employer Offer Letter Sample

Curricular Practical Training

CPT Request form

CPT Workshop Video

Optional Practical Training

OPT Presentation

OPT Request Form

OPT Instructions

OPT Workshop Video

Career Center at LACC

To learn more about how the Career Center can assist you in a finding job, assisting you with your resume, or practicing for an upcoming interview click CAREER or visit the Career Center webpage to find on campus jobs by clicking On Campus Jobs 


Many of your programs require students to attend workshops.  The Career Center has your back! Please take a look at the upcoming workshops.  We will be posting our November workshop calendar as early as Friday of this week.  See attached flyers for more details, or check out the Career Center Events page for more information:

  • Resume Workshops:  EVERY THURSDAY from 3pm – 4pm
  • LinkedIn Workshops- Thursday Oct 28th at 5pm.
  • Interviewing Techniques- Weds Oct 27th – 2pm – 3pm
  • VR TOUR: Los Angeles City Hall- Thurs 10/28 – 2pm – 3pm

Job Postings

Sheriffs Department

The Cadet position is a student worker position with the Los Angeles Community College District assigned to a specific campus. Under the direction of the L.A. County Sheriff's Department and L.A. Community College District personnel, the campus Cadet position will provide a full range of services to the campus community.

If interested in the Police Cadet position, click here to download the cadet application and submit it to, or drop it off in person at the Sheriff's Office located in AD 111.