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Part time jobs with an x-1 visa?

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Hi, i have read that if I have an x1 visa I could get a permit with the university to get a part-time job or an internship. If Im studying chinese , could I get a job teaching english? I couldnt find much information about how that permit works





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I don't know if there's a "permit" as such; from what I've read you need permission in writing from your university.


Also, if you're on a scholarship it could be that the terms of the scholarship say that working is not allowed.



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Did you end up finding an answer to this? Assuming you went to Beijing for study during September.


I'm going to Beijing in February and I'm looking to get a part time job alongside my study so any help would be appreciated.


Thank you.

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The last I saw - and this will depend very much on how each city implements things, and how up to speed your university is - the only way to work on a student visa is if it's relevant to your degree and the university and PSB all agree.


There's a lot of unofficial English teaching going on. Working for a school is probably riskier (more likely to get caught if the PSB pop in to check on things) but some low-key private English lessons... I'd not be too worried.

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