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Complete STEM Degree Programs list for 24 Month OPT Extension by DHS

In CPT| OPT| On-Campus by KumarUpdated : 49 Comments

To attract and retain International students talent in America, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on May 11th, 2012  announced expanded list of STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math )  designated degrees that qualify for 24 month OPT (Optional Practical Training) Extension. Background : The STEM Designated Degree Program list is a complete list of fields of study that DHS …

Sample- New I20 given if your CPT is approved

In CPT| OPT| On-Campus by KumarUpdated : 5 Comments

Some of you might wonder, will I get a new I-20 when I get CPT approved. Yes, you will get a new I20. Here is a sample of New I20 that the Designated School Official (DSO), typically International Student Advisor, gives if your CPT is approved. First two pages remain same, only the last page changes with the CPT employer …