International Students – Check the Box!

If you are an international student on an F-1 visa be sure to update the work authorization information in Handshake. Don’t miss out on thousands of job and internship opportunities!

Step 1 – Sign in to Handshake and go to ‘Settings & Privacy’

Step 2 – Scroll to ‘Work Authorization’ and answer the 2 questions.

If you are eligible for CPT/OPT click ‘yes’ for both questions.


Step 3 – On the Jobs page, update the filter to return opportunities available to international candidates.

Visit the ISO website to learn more about CPT and OPT eligibility. You can find more career resources for international students on our website.

By Kendra Northington
Kendra Northington Senior Career Counselor