November 9, 2017

Employment in USA


International Students can take up on – campus jobs after joining the college. Students are allowed to work 20 hrs per week on – campus. On campus jobs may include teaching assistantship or research assistantship where in a student can earn a $7 to $10 per hour i.e. around $ 500 – $600 per month or can get a waiver in tuition fees. With this, a student can also do internship in the related field which may or may not be with pay. On completion of the course student is allowed to work for 1 yr. popularly known as OPT (optional practical training). On completion of the 1yr OPT, a student can later apply for work on a HI B visa (work permit visa).

USA has one of the strongest economies in the world. The vast majority of Americans derive the majority of their income form occupational earnings. In the United States, the highest earning occupational groups are the white collar professionals including management, physicians, mathematicians, financial managers, software publishers, computer engineers. hospitality, etc. USA has also been on the forefront in the telecom, medicine, health care, genetics, etc.