H-1Bs for Academic Positions
Cornell will file H-1B petitions only for academic positions. In most cases, these positions require a Ph.D. Refer to the list of approved academic titles.In rare cases, Cornell may waive the academic position policy. Waivers to hire nonacademic workers may only be requested by a temporary worker’s hiring unit or department. Get the waiver request form here. The prospective H-1B employee may not request a waiver of the policy.
How to Apply for H-1B
The hiring unit assembles and submits the H-1B department application materials. The H-1B applicant is then prompted to submit their portion of the application materials.