Benefits of Hosting an International Student as an Intern:
If your organization is engaged in the global market, or has plans to grow in that capacity, CSB/SJU international students could provide an important perspective and skill set to help you achieve your goals! By completing their degree at CSB/SJU, versus at a school in their home country, these students demonstrate a wide variety of skills that are critical to workplace success. Some of those skills are:
—Local small business owner/internship site supervisor for recent international student placement
What Would I have to Do to Host an International Student Intern?
The short answer is very little! If you're developing a paid or an unpaid internship opportunity for/with an international student, you will simply be required to complete your portion of the CSB/SJU Internship Learning Contract. No further paperwork would be required of your organization; however, we encourage international students to consult with Intercultural & International Student Services to obtain proper authorization for their experience. This process would be the responsibility of the student, but would include:
Aside from the process outlined for internship registration, internship host sites will only need to complete the forms already required when hiring students from the U.S., namely the I-9 and any appropriate, tax related documents.
For more information about visa or international student-employment related questions, contact Rebecca Brown-Medvec , Assistant Director of Intercultural & International Student Services, at 320.363.5093.