Your Chance to Gain Professional Experience in the USA
If you are a university student and are looking for a chance to gain work experience and polish our skills from abroad, the J-1 Intern and J-2 Trainee programs would cater to all your needs and requirements. These two programs are specifically designed to send university students and fresh graduates to U.S. for work-based learning programs related to their field of study. The programs vary from twelve to eighteen months, according to the trainee’s and internee’s preference.
The programs offer young individuals to explore the U.S. professional workplace atmosphere, techniques and expertise. Such exposure not only gives them a better understanding of how things work in the U.S. when it comes to multiple fields along with giving them a chance to introduce international point of view to their American co-workers.
Through the Practical Training program gives foreign students and graduates the initial push towards a successful career. Young individuals acquire an opportunity to legally live the U.S. and gain practical work experience, while earning a suitable salary and assorted employee benefits at the same time. There are a number of job placements to choose from which involve job openings in the following:
Our organization believes that foreign employee exchange open up new horizons for the respective companies. Employees from different ethnic and cultural backgrounds can contribute to the work policy in many positive and productive ways and also get an opportunity to learn from each other’s experience.
The programs was formed with the basic objective of providing the internee with a platform to practically apply the skills he has previously acquired during course of college studies and to understand the functioning of international professional organizations for future assistance.
Difference between J-1 Intern Program and J-2 Trainee Program
Although both the programs have the same basic objective, they vary in terms of criteria for applicants. The J-1 Intern Program is for students who are studying or are enrolled in under-graduate institutions all over the work along with those individuals who have graduated within twelve months of the internship’s starting date.
The J-2 Trainee Program is for those individuals who have graduated and worked in their respective fields for 1-5 years and thus, have experience about workplace environments.
Eligibility Requirements for the J-1 Intern Program
Eligibility Requirements for the J-1 Trainee Program
Type of Internships and Training Programs Available
Exchange Abroad provides various opportunities in multiple occupational fields to those who want to go abroad and participate in a J-1 Intern or Trainee program in the U.S.
If you are interested in either one of the programs, submit your resume or we will contact you as soon as a suitable opportunity is available that matches your field of studies and experience. You can also identify the opportunity yourself and apply for a sponsorship through Exchange Abroad.
Duration of the Programs
The duration of the internship or training programs vary. Through the J-1 Intern program, an individual may stay and train in the U.S. for up to 12 months. Through the J-2 Trainee program, an individual may train up to 18 months in the U.S. except for those in the Tourism industry whose training period is limited to twelve months.
Benefits of the Programs
Code of Ethics for the Programs
Participants who go to the U.S. through Exchange Abroad are not allowed to participate in:
Application for Other Internship or Training Programs
Exchange Abroad offers sponsorship for individuals who are interested in job placements other than the ones listed by the organization as long as they are eligible. The set of rules that apply to such cases are listed below: