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Example CPT Letter Needed from Employer

This is an example of an employer’s letter that provides the necessary information required under current federal immigration regulations. This information is necessary to authorize Curricular Practical Training (CPT).

Note: Incomplete applications will delay the processing time.

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(Letter for CPT must be on employer’s letterhead stationery)


To Whom It May Concern:

(Student’s Name) has been offered the position of (Job Title). This position begins on (mmddyyyy) and ends on (mmddyyyy).  The position will be for (number of hours) each week.

The duties of this position include:
(brief description of duties)

As the employer, we agree to cooperate with the student's academic department in achieving the curricular purposes of the employment/training.


Name of employer, title

Last Updated: 8/24/16