STEM 17-Month Extension

What is STEM 17-Month Extension?

STEM 17-Month Extension meaning F-1 graduates with science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) degrees designated as eligible by DHS may be eligible to work in the United States for an additional 17 months beyond the original 12-month limit of a period of optional practical training (OPT).


reference: Homeland Security – Study in the States glossary