J-1 scholars may only be employed by their sponsoring EMU department. However, scholars may also conduct occasional lectures and consultations outside the EMU host department if the employment is related to their program objectives. These lectures or consultations are called "incidental employment" and must be approved by the OIS beforehand. The employment may not delay the completion date of the scholar's program.
To receive approval from the OIS, the scholar should make an appointment with an OIS advisor and present the following two letters: