International Student Employees
International Students have F-1 and J-1-Student visas and may work on campus only 20 hours a week during the semester, but may work full-time during vacation or break periods.
To be employed, you need to have a Social Security card. To apply for a Social Security card, obtain the following:
- Job offer from the campus
- Letter from International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) (College of International & Extended Studies in the Student Union) confirming that you are eligible to work
- Go to Social Security Administrative Office at: Room 244 2nd Floor 280 S first Street, San José, CA 95113
Then each semester, you need to provide Human Resources with the following:
- Current I-20/DS2019 form
- Letter from the International Programs & Student Services Office
- Social Security card
For more information, visit International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) (College of International & Extended Studies in the Student Union) or contact the Immigration/Tax Specialist in Accounting Services Team.