Employees on F-1 Optional Practical Training (OPT) that have secured employment at Oregon State University are encouraged to email a copy of the following immigration documents to the Office of International Services at firstname.lastname@example.org:
Eligible F-1 international students receive 12-months of Optional Practical Training (OPT), but some graduates in the STEM fields may be eligible to apply for an additional 24-months of OPT.
Recent international graduates who meet the following criteria may be eligible for an extension of US work authorization at Oregon State University, an E-Verify organization:
For more information:
If you determine you are eligible for the extension, you will need to work with your hiring department to fill out the Training Plan for STEM OPT Students, Form I-983. Refer to the following documents for tips in filling out the training plan and understanding reporting requirements.