Some international students come to the U.S. to study without sufficient funds. A small portion of outstanding international students may obtain scholarships, fellowships, stipends, or assistantships to subsidize their education costs. Most poor international students may have to work to ease their financial burdens.
When you work in the U.S. as an international student, there are many regulations that you have to follow in order to maintain your legal status. Below are the most frequently asked questions regarding “working in the U.S. as an international student“:
- Do I need a work permit to work in the U.S.?
- Should I file for income tax return if I make money in the U.S.?
- How much will I get paid and where could I get a better salary?
- Work in the U.S. BEFORE graduation
- Work in the U.S. AFTER graduation
- What may happen to me if I work illegally?