To work off campus in an internship, all international students must obtain proper work authorization, called Curricular Practical Training (CPT) and be registered for academic credit corresponding with the internship concentration.
All students in F-1 visa status must be present in the U.S. for nine months before participating in an internship.
International students are permitted to begin an internship only after CPT is fully authorized and a new I-20 has been issued. Our program is the first step in this process for international students in the School of Management.
International students must secure an internship before the CPT request is made. Our program works closely with International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) to enable work authorization for internships. See our Earn Credit page for details.
Office of Internships and
School of Management
University at Buffalo
308 Alfiero Center
Buffalo, NY 14260
Mondays and Wednesdays 1-3 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays 10 a.m. - Noon