All international students are eligible for on-campus employment at UWM for up to 20 hours per week during the Fall and Spring semesters while classes are in session and over 20 hours per week during winter and summer break periods.
Students on an F-1 visa: On-campus employment is a benefit of F-1 student status and requires no special authorization. On-campus employment eligibility ends on the day the student completes all their degree requirements.
Students on a J-1 visa: On-campus employment is a benefit of J-1 student status and requires authorization prior to beginning employment. Contact your program coordinator in ISSS for additional information.
After securing an on-campus employment job offer, students are eligible to apply for a social security number. Learn more about applying for a social security card.