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International Student Services Internship
Supervisor: Jessica Leonard
Centre for Global Citizenship, Old Carnegie

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain communication with Jessica Leonard regarding international student programming.
  • Maintain communica...
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Social Security Number

High priority

Only those international students in F-1 status who have permission to work on campus are eligible for Social Security numbers.  You should wait until you have been in the U.S. at least ten days before applying for a social security number. This will...

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Employment on campus

Employment on campus

As a condition of your F-1 visa you are prohibited from working off campus, unless you have extenuating circumstances and have received advisor and Homeland Security approval. If you are discovered working illegally off campus your SEV...

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High priority

It’s important to be aware that, as a nonresident student in the US, you’re legally required to file a tax return if you received US income during 2019.

And even if you didn’t work or receive income in the US, you’re still obliged t...

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Opening a Bank Account


Most international students open a bank account when they arrive in the U.S. When choosing a bank, consider convenience and whether or not the bank has a student account option. To open a bank account, you will need your passport, student ID an...

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Types of Bank Accounts

  1. Checking: this is the most common type of bank account for everyday needs. When you open a checking account, the bank will issue you a debit card that can be used to pay for purchases in most stores and to make cash withdrawals at ATMs. Charges made to yo...

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