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What is meant by OPT recruiter?
Last Updated: 17th February, 2020
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Also to know is, what is an opt card?
OPT EAD ( Optional Practical Training EmploymentAuthorization) Card is an identification card givenby USCIS that represents your legal status in US as student thatyou are on OPT, after you graduate. It will let you work inUSA as per OPT rules.
Additionally, who is eligible for OPT? To be eligible for OPT, you must be enrolledfull-time for at least one full academic year, be physicallypresent in the United States, be maintaining valid F-1 status atthe time of application, and intend to work or volunteer in aprofessional development opportunity directly related to the majorfield of study.
Also Know, what is CPT vs opt?
The major difference between OPT andCPT is the time period in which you are eligible for theseprograms and the type of work allowed in each program. OPTcan be completed before or after graduation, while CPT mustbe completed before graduation. Only certain employers participatein CPT.
Can I do both CPT and OPT?
You can work on CPT either full-time orpart-time. CPT requires a signed cooperative agreement or aletter from your employer. If you have 12 months or more offull-time CPT, you are ineligible for OPT, butpart-time CPT is fine and will not stop you fromdoing OPT.