Individuals in F-2 status may not work in the U.S. Please see the F-2 Status for Spouses, Partners & Children page for more information.
J-2 visa holders (the spouses, partners, and dependent children of J-1's) may apply to U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) for permission to work in the United States. This work authorization is called an Employment Authorization Document (EAD).
Obtaining a Work Permit in the U.S. on a J-2 Visa
After obtaining an Employment Authorization Card, here are are couple of suggestions and resources for finding a job. This is not an exhaustive list as there are many types of employment you can get in New Haven.
- Need a job-seeker support group? Consider joining the ISPY Job Hunters group.
- Do you have language skills that you'd like to put to use? consider private tutoring at a place such as Aux 3 Pommes, or through the Yale Center for Language Study.
- If you'd like to explore the possibility of working for Yale, check out Yale University's Employment Portal.
- There are other employment portals for on and off-campus work in New Haven.
- Another valuable resource for job seekers is New Haven Works.
Individuals in H-4 status may not work in the U.S.
Individuals in O-3 status may not work in the U.S.