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International Students

International Students

Students

  • All current students who have completed a full academic year are eligible to work in an internship or job related to art or design in the United States, under their F-1 student visa status, with approval from either the host school or USCIS. 
  • For information on how to go about completing your necessary paperwork before you start employment or any questions on the process, please contact the One Stop at onestop@otis.edu or (310) 665-6999.

 

Alumni

  • After completing a full academic year at Otis College of Art and Design, international students are eligible to work off-campus and participate in internships related to art and design. Company sponsorship is not required while enrolled in college.  
  • After graduation, international students are eligible to work in the United States on OPT for at least 12 months under their F-1 student visa status. Digital Media alumni are eligible to work for up to 3 years under STEM OPT.
  • For more information on how to apply for OPT, contact the One Stop at onestop@otis.edu or (310) 665-6999.