Short Term Seasonal H2B Work USA
The H-2B Visa USA program is designed for both students and non-students who wish to go to the U.S. The H2B program gives individuals the chance to experience workplace environment in the United States for a period of time which is specified by the respective company the individual wishes to work for. The program also lets the individual stay and work with different companies in the U.S. for three consecutive years.
The H2B provides an immense number of opportunities to the candidates. They get to experience the diverse U.S. culture, enhance their social circle, understand the working a international workplaces and improve his/her English skills.
H-2B Visa Eligibility
H-2B Program Process
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How Can EA Help?
Exchange Abroad matches applicants with H-2B positions available through the companies we work with. The types of jobs are typically servers, cooks, housekeepers, kitchen assistants, and landscapers. Our employers are located all over the country and range from country clubs to landscaping companies to ski resorts.
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Frequently Asked Questions Regarding H2B Program
How can I identify myself as a suitable candidate to the U.S. companies and gain a working visa? How can Exchange Abroad help me with this?
If you come across a job opening that suits your requirements, contact the company and convince them to reach out to Exchange Abroad directly by submitting a request to email@example.com or call EA on the phone number provided on the website. Also keep in mind that the paperwork process takes up to six months for H2B workers.
How long does the H2B visa last?
The H2B visa is given out twice a year i.e. seasonal visas in both winter and summer. A normal H2B working visa lasts for up to four to ten months. Once it expires, the individual can reapply and extend the visa to work with a new employer for up to three years.
How to apply for H2B work visa?
In order to apply for the H2B visa, visit the Exchange Abroad website and submit the application form along with your resume.
What documents must be ready for the H2B process?
Are there deadlines for H2B application?
There are no specific deadline dates regarding the H2B application. However, considering the seasonal visa procedure, it is safe to submit applications from June to August and from December to March to avoid any last minute problems.
How to come up with an effective H2B resume?
EA offers a “Resume Template” on the H2B website to help individuals make an effective CV. Fill out the answers to the questions in the template to create an effectual resume or CV.
What happens after the H2B application is submitted?
The application will be reviewed by the Exchange Abroad officials and the individual will be contacted in case any amendments would be needed in the application or resume. Once the application is approved, the individual would be added to the list of applicants and would be contacted in case any suitable job openings are available for the individual.
Why have I received no updates regarding my application?
If you have not yet received an update from Exchange Abroad, it probably means that no suitable jobs have opened up yet that match your resume and requirements. Along with that, thousands of candidates apply each year for the H2B program so it is quite impossible for Exchange Abroad to contact each individual or guarantee him/her a job.
When can one inquire about job openings?
Since the program is seasonal, it is best to contact H2B from December to March or from June to August.
What happens after I am selected for the job?
Once you are selected, H2B will contact you. It will also help you with the required paperwork, travel details and will inform the employer about your arrival details.