International students on the F-1 & J-1 visa are eligible for on-campus employment.  Immigration regulations restrict the work to 20 hours/wk while classes are in session.  Students must be registered full-time to maintain their non-immigrant visa status and to be eligible for on-campus employment. Information regarding off-campus employment (which is very restricted for student visa holders) is available on the website at Employment and Practical Training.

Students with a Social Security Number:

F-1 Visa Holder:  Student must visit the Student Employment Office in Financial Aid, Holloway Hall to complete the required new-hire documents (I-9 and W-4).

J-1 Visa Holder:  Department must notify International Student & Scholar Services.  Please send an email with student name, hiring department, position, supervisor name and phone/email to Laura Arthur, larthur@drew.edu or Stephanie Bias, sbias@drew.edu.   Student must visit the Student Employment Office in Financial Aid, Hollway Hall to complete the required new-hire documents (I-9 and W-4).

Students who need to apply for the SSN should complete the following:

F-1 and J-1 Visa Holders:

  1. Student must have a job offer from a department on the Drew campus to be eligible to apply for a Social Security number.
  2. Department completes the New Hire Form.
  3. Student receives a required support letter from ISSS.
  4. Student applies for SSN.  The nearest Social Security  Administration Office is at 2200 State Rt. 10, 2nd Floor, Parsippany, NJ, 07054.
  5. After student receives Social Security card in the mail (wait time is approx. 2 weeks), s/he must visit the Student Employment Office in Financial Aid, Hollway Hall to complete the required new-hire documents (I-9 and W-4).