- J-1 Student On-Campus Employment
- Academic Training
- J-1 Student Off Campus Employment for Urgent Financial Need
J-1 students must obtain authorization prior to beginning any type of employment, including on campus jobs and assistantships. ISSS can authorize employment for all J-1’s with a Vanderbilt DS-2019. Students with DS-2019’s issued by a sponsor other than Vanderbilt, such as IIE, should contact their J-1 Responsible Officer for assistance.
Click on the links above for information on various types of employment authorization.
Volunteering must be a legitimate, advertised volunteer position in which you do not receive any type of compensation including financial.