PAY AND BENEFITS:Typically, all Jonsson School internships are paid. Occasionally unpaid assignments with non-profit agenciesare approved. Participating employers establish all IPP salaries and benefits. They must comply with federal, state, and local laws dealing with compensation. Employers are not required to provide students with fringe benefits as part of the overall compensation package. Someemployers may wish to provide them. Students are eligible for Workers Compensationbenefits if injured on the job site. Students are not eligible for Unemployment Compensation benefits when an Internship is completed or terminated.Employers are not required to withhold or pay Social Security or Medicare taxes for international students on CPT assignments. However, students should note that wages are subject to federal and, where applicable, to state and local income taxes.IPP CALENDAR: The Jonsson School IP Programs publish each semester a calendar for the beginning and ending dates of Internships. Students are expected to work from the recommended beginning date through the recommended ending date of the published Internship calendar. Students may not request a change in the calendar from their employer without the permission of the Jonsson School IPP staff. Please contact IPP coordinators or view the current IPP Calendar on IPP Website.WEEKLY IPP WORK COMMITMENT:
Student Handbook, Page 7Part-time Assignments: Participating students will be working a minimum of 15 hours per week with a maximum of 20 hours per week. Twenty working hours per week are recommended.USCIS rules limit international students on part-time Internships to a maximum of twenty working hours per week. Full-time Assignments:A minimum number of 21working hours/week are required to be recognized as a full-time assignment. According to USCIS rules, any international student who takes an assignment that is more than twenty working hours per week is considered to be full-time.ACADEMIC COMMITMENT DURING IPP WORK ASSIGNMENTS:Part-time Assignments: Undergraduate and graduate level students working on a part-time Internship, during the Fall and Spring Semesters are required to enroll in and complete fulltime academic credit hours (or a minimum of six academic hours if applicable, e.g., financial aid requirements). International students are required to enroll in the one credit hour ECSC course. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services regulations require international students to register and complete fulltime academic credit hours while on a part-time, Fall or Spring Semester co-op/intern assignment.Graduate Students: 9 academic credit hoursUndergraduate Students: 12 academic credit hours Students working part-time during the Summer Semester are not required to take any other coursework. International students are required to enroll in the one credit hour ECSC course.