Got an on-campus job or want to learn more about if you can work at NYU? Review the information based on your F-1 or J-1 status for all the needed details.
F-1 Students can work on-campus if you:
There is no "waiting period" before you are allowed to accept an on-campus job. You must have a Social Security number before you can be paid. Find out how to apply for a Social Security Number if you don't already have one.
Students studying at ALI:
J-1 Students can work on-campus if you:
Before beginning work on-campus, you must bring all these items to the OGS during advising hours for review by an advisor. Once we authorize your employment and you get a J-1 on-campus employment letter, you may then begin to work.
If you change jobs, you must submit an updated employment offer letter to the OGS. You must have a Social Security Number before you can be paid.
Find out how to apply for a Social Security Number if you don't already have one.
NYU has many different kinds of on-campus jobs available. These jobs include office assistants, IT techs, designers, newspaper reporters, and more. Three ways to find employment include:
Once you get a job offer on campus, you’ll need to complete the steps listed to be able to start working at get paid.
As stated above, if you are an F-1 student and you meet all of the criteria above, you do NOT need to obtain specific authorization from the OGS. Speak to your hiring department's administrator to complete the necessary forms. If you are a J-1 student, you must get authorization from the OGS for on-campus work.
In certain circumstances on-campus employment may include off-campus (non-NYU) sites under "extended" on-campus employment. This applies if you are working at a non-NYU site but you are being paid through a research grant or contractual agreement between your academic Academic Department / Program and an outside firm or organization. The research project must be directly related to your studies and appropriate to your degree level, and your work must be supervised by your academic advisor.