J-1 Student Employment Options
This page provides an introduction to employment issues and options for international students in J-1 status at the University of Pennsylvania.
The most important employment issue to consider is "authorized" versus "unauthorized" employment. Make sure that any employment you plan to engage in is authorized, since unauthorized employment poses a grave threat to your ability to remain in or return to the United States.
If you have any questions concerning your eligibility or category of employment, please consult with ISSS before commencing employment.