Information for STEM employers

Congratulations! Hiring an NJIT international student is an excellent way to keep some of the world’s best talent in the United States. Additionally, you are adding cultural diversity and exchange to your company and increasing the understanding and knowledge of markets in STEM OPT students’ home countries.

Under the STEM extension of the OPT period, there are some requirements for you as the employer. For your convenience we have provided links to different government resources:

We hope you find these resources useful.

Sincerely,

Office of Global Initiatives- NJIT