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J-1 Employment Options

J-1 visa regulations require students to receive work authorization from the International Center before beginning on-campus or Academic Training employment. A U.S. Social Security Card is required for paid employment.

Refer to detailed instructions and forms:

NOTE: If your Program Sponsor is not Cal Poly, the Cal Poly International Center cannot advise you or authorize you to work.

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Cal Poly International Center
Building 52, Room E32
San Luis Obispo, CA 93407-0721
Phone: (805) 756-1477
Fax: (805) 756-5484

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