What is a J-1 visa program?
A J-1 visa is a non-immigrant visa that allows a student, recent graduate or young professional to stay in the United States for the duration of the visitor exchange program. Examples of people who may be eligible for the J-1 visa program are:
- Young Professionals
Getting a J-1 visa and participating in the BridgeUSA program is a once in a wonderful opportunity for people all over the world to receive knowledge and hands-on practical experience in their chosen field.
J-1 visa program requirements
You may be eligible for a J-1 work, training, or internship visa in the USA if you:
- Participate in a program of training and cultural enrichment designed by the U.S. Department of State.
- Have sufficient money to cover your expenses while participating in the program in the United States.
- Your knowledge of the English language should be sufficient to participate in the chosen exchange program.
If you meet all the requirements, you may apply for a J-1 visa with Hospitality Placements USA.
How To Apply for an Internship In the USA
To obtain a J-1 visa, Hospitality Placements USA will submit Form DS-2019, Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status and assist you in applying for the visa through your local U.S. Department of State, Embassy, or Consulate.
Benefits of the J-1 visa program
The main benefits of the J-1visa program include:
- Ability to gain skills that you can’t obtain in your country
- Exchange cultural and professional knowledge with others in your industry
- Gain significant learning and working experience
People who participate in the J-1 visa program get an opportunity to climb the career ladder in their own country.
J-1 visa internship in the USA
J-1 visa program offers an excellent opportunity for internship in the USA for international students and graduates. Being an intern in the USA is highly beneficial for students and graduates who prepare to work in a specific industry.
To qualify for such an internship in the USA, you need to pursue studies in a post-secondary academic institution outside the USA or graduate from this type of institution no more than a year before the start of the program.
The key benefit of paid internships in the USA in is for foreigners is to gain practical experience that helps them achieve new industry heights at home. In order not to miss any classes, you can return to your studies after your J-1 visa internship.
J-1 traineeship in the USA
J-1 traineeship is a training program that helps foreign professionals gain exposure in American culture and gain a structured training program in the U.S. luxury hospitality industry.
To qualify for a J-1 traineeship, you need to have a degree from an international post-secondary academic institution and one year of related work experience in your field outside the U.S.A. Alternatively, you need to have worked outside the U.S.A. for five years in the industry for which you need training.
The BridgeUSA J-1 visa program for internship and traineeship covers different fields including hospitality and tourism, business, and many more. By learning more about this opportunity, you can simplify the process and enjoy all the benefits of the program.