Undergraduate CPT Application.
CPT processing times is three business days if all documents are submitted and complete. You cannot begin working until the authorization is approved and a new I-20 is created.
Schedule an appointment with ISSS (Laura Arthur | email@example.com or Stephanie Bias | firstname.lastname@example.org) in Tilghman House to discuss CPT requirements if you have questions regarding the process or qualifying internships.
ISSS will send an email for you to pick up the CPT I-20 which you will need to provide to the employer.
If you do not have a social security number, you will need to apply once you have the CPT approval. You will also need the offer letter from the employer. Applications are normally processed within 10 business days. Instructions on how to apply for the SSN: Link
If you plan to do more than one internship, you will need to register for a course or internship credit and be approved for CPT each semester: Fall, Spring, Summer. The work authorization must be approved BEFORE you begin employment. The application process is the same as outlined above.