BY: Cheyanne Gonzales ’18
With finals week starting here at the University of Mount Union, there is no escaping the stress-induced late nights spent in the library. The last of our assignments are due and the glimmer of light at …Read more
Job Title: Principal Artist
Mount Union gave a good foundation in music to enter the main stream of music and to get into the schools that eventually got me to The Metropolitan Opera.
Students on F-1 visas who have been enrolled on a full-time basis for at least one academic year are eligible, through authorization by the institution, for either part-time or full-time curricular practical training (CPT) in one of two ways:
1. Employment which is part of the degree program - this always meets the requirement for CPT, regardless of whether or not the student receives academic credit for the work.
Students doing part-time CPT must be careful to limit their work to no more than the 20 hours per week. There is no time limitation on a student's participation in part-time CPT, but the student must be simultaneously enrolled full-time in order to maintain lawful F-1 status.
Students doing full-time CPT may work more than 20 hours per week and do not need be enrolled for classes in order to maintain lawful F-1 status. A student who works full-time in CPT for 12 months or more will not be eligible for Optional Practical Training (OPT).
To apply for CPT, please complete the CPT Application, and make an appointment with the Office of International Admissions to receive authorization (email: email@example.com to schedule). Authorization MUST be granted PRIOR to beginning CPT.