CURRICULAR PRACTICAL TRAINING (CPT) is a part-time, paid or unpaid, internship opportunity for eligible F-1 International Students in which they are permitted by the USCIS to gain practical training in a field directly related to their degree.

CPT Eligibility Requirements:

• Have completed at least 3 full-time academic quarters of study at Stanton University. (For Transfer Students, who have completed at least 3 full-time academic quarters of non-­ESL study at another university, must complete 1 academic quarter at SU.
• be in good academic standing (no academic probation) from previous quarter.
• be in good financial standing (no unpaid tuition debt) from previous quarter(s).

If you are a student applying for CPT the first time, you will need to download the following documents:

  1. CPT Application
  2. Guidelines
  3. Internship Contract
  4. Notice to Employer (Note: Please read and give this to your prospective employer.)

If you are a student who have already completed a CPT and would like to apply for another CPT, you will need to download and complete the forms below:

  1. CPT Application
  2. Guidelines
  3. Renewal Form
  4. Internship Contract
  5. Notice to Employer (Note: Please read and give this to your prospective employer.)