Three SBCC international students walking on campus.

International Student Employment

There are strict F-1 regulations pertaining to employment in the U.S. International students must always receive permission from their SBCC Advisor before starting any employment or internships.

On-Campus Employment

International students are eligible to apply for on-campus jobs and must receive permission from their Advisor and the SBCC Human Resources Office before starting to work.

International students often find on-campus employment as tutors, food service workers, and cashiers.  Wages for all student workers are approximately $11/hour. Student employees can work up to 19.5 hours per week during the semester.

Off-Campus Employment

Minimum eligibility requirements for off-campus employment include successful completion of one academic year and at least one class required for the program of study. Authorization for off-campus employment must be approved by your Advisor or USCIS before employment begins. Contact your Advisor to learn more about how to apply.

Internships (paid and unpaid)

Minimum eligibility requirements for off-campus internships include, but are not limited to, successful completion of one academic year and at least one major class, and enrollment in the appropriate work experience class. Internship approval must be obtained before internship start date. Contact your Advisor to learn more about how to apply.

Volunteer Work

International students are permitted to engage in community service for non-profit entities. Any volunteer work with a for-profit entity must be authorized by the Advisor.