Employer Information and Resources for STEM OPT

Employer Information and Resources

In order to participate as an employer who provides training for a STEM OPT student during his or her extension, please keep the following in mind:

  • Enroll (or be enrolled) in E-Verify and remain in good standing.
  • Keep in mind that your organization is subject to Site Visits from U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to verify whether you are meeting the STEM OPT program requirements, including whether you have the ability and resources to provide the guided work based learning and experiences that are required for the STEM OPT student.
Form I-983: Training Plan for STEM OPT Students
Employer Requirements for STEM OPT Reporting
Form I-983 Form for UAMS Students and Employers