Tools, resources, and connections for career readiness and lifelong success
As an integrated hub collaborating across Washington University in St. Louis, the Center for Career Engagement provides coaching, skills training, career planning, and access to a global community of business leaders, recruiters, influencer networks and WashU alumni. We help students turn their WashU education into real-world stories of success.
Confused about how to start planning for your future? The Career Center can help you get started!
It is possible to get academic credit for internships; see the steps for getting credit within each of the WashU schools.
The Alumni Career Externship (ACE) Program is an opportunity to shadow an alum in his or her professional environment for anywhere from one to five days during spring break.
When you're ready to think about your life after WashU, the Center for Career Engagement has advising, workshops, events, online resources, peer groups and much more.
WashU Center for Career Engagement
College life is so all-encompassing that you may not be thinking about what happens next. The Center for Career Engagement can help with that!Read the story
F-1 STEM OPT Extension Sponsored by WashU
Learn about the 24-month STEM OPT Extension for for F-1 international students with STEM degrees working on their 12-months post-completion OPT.
F-1 Student Employment & Training
The types of employment for which F-1 students may be eligible depend on each student’s individual circumstances.
Foreign National Information System Instructions
A key part of the foreign national payroll process is submitting data via the secure Foreign National Information System (FNIS) website.
Foreign National Payroll Process at WashU
Learn about the specific payroll requirements that apply to recipients of funds from WashU.
Immigration and Visa Updates
OISS provides the latest USCIS updates affecting WashU's international students and scholars.
Individual Taxpayer Identification Numbers
An Individual Taxpayer Identification Number (ITIN) is a tax processing number issued by the Internal Revenue Service (IRS).
OPT Reporting and I-20 Request
This page is for F-1 International Students who have graduated from Washington University and have applied for OPT or STEM OPT.
STEM OPT Reporting – Change in Employment
Complete this form if you have stopped working for an employer and have taken a new job.
We’re here to support all WashU students wherever you are on your career journey.
Campus Life empowers students to discover and define themselves and their communities through advising, programs and resources.
The OISS enables international students and scholars to thrive academically and socially.