OPT & Internship Program


Fairfax University of America (FXUA) is accredited by ACICS, the largest national accrediting organization of degree granting institutions.

Upon obtaining employment, a FXUA graduate or completer of a program will be placed either by job title, skills, or benefit of their training. Students are encouraged to familiarize themselves with the ACICS Definition of Placement. To receive more information on the formula for placement calculation, please visit www.acics.org.

It is important to note that FXUA graduates, including Green Card holders (permanent residents), US citizens, and fully online students, must inform the Career Center of their employment status after graduation.

F-1 international students only:  According to US immigration regulations, all international students are required to report employment while on OPT.  International students only,  please access the link to submit employment documents: https://www.fxua.edu/student-life/iss-office/iss-forms/.

More information about Optical Practical Training (OPT)

Non-international students (US Citizens and Green Card Holders) only: Please submit completed employment documents from the list below to career@fxua.edu for processing:

The Career Center is available to provide assistance if you have any questions. We are committed to helping you as a student and even as you develop professionally in your career after graduation.