Post completion of studies, what you should know about OPT, OPT extension, H1B visas, Green Cards, citizenship.
There are three methods of get-ting employment after completion of studies.
Campus recruitment/ career fairs:
Monstertrak.com: This is a website that provides job opportunities to students graduating from American colleges and universities. You have to register with oﬃcial student id and access and apply for a job suitable to your profile.
Consultancies: Many Indian students approach consultancies to get a job.
OPT (Optional Practical training): Any foreign student graduating from a recognised American college or university is given 12 months OPT. Within these 12 months a student can work in a company, earn salary while being on a student visa. He has to change his status to H1B visa within 12 months.
OPT Extension: Students graduating from a STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) degrees are eligible for a 24 month extension of OPT. It means that you can live and work in America for a total of 36 months while being on a student visa. Non-STEM degree holders and students from unaccredited, for-profit colleges are not eligible for this extension. […]
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