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Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Internship

The Following Forms Need to be Completed:

  1. Curricular Practical Training (CPT) Application Form (PDF)
  2. Internship Contractual Agreement (PDF)
  3. Special Studies Form (PDF)

Important Additional Information:

  • Please be sure to include a copy of the job offer in the company letterhead containing the following information:
    • Number of hours per week
    • Job description
    • Location of work (if different from the address of the company’s letterhead)
  • The completed CPT form must be submitted to OIE with a copy of the job offer. A copy of the signed CPT Form and job offer must be included in the forms you are submitting to your Departmental Dean for approval.
  • After the Dean approves your Special Studies form, please be sure to complete the registration and payment for the course at the Registrar’s office.
  • When registration and payment of the internship course are completed, send the confirmation to OIE. Your I-20 will be issued after OIE receives all this information and forms.
  • Bring a copy of the I-20 with CPT endorsement to your employer. All original I-20s must be kept by the student.
  • Please remember you cannot start your job if your DSO has not issued you a CPT-endorsed I-20.

For questions, call OIE at 978.665.3089 or email