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The purpose of the J-1 Visa Program for trainees is to provide international participants with opportunities for professional development, insights of American know-how in the field of training, and a greater understanding of American society and culture.
J-1 international trainees are expected to share the cross-cultural and professional knowledge they have gained in the U.S. upon return to their home country at the end of the training.
The J-1 Program is also intended to allow Americans to learn about the culture and expertise of the participant's home country.
The Intern/Trainee Program provides the intern/trainee with knowledge and experience in a U.S. organization, acquiring the practical training to further their career and academic interests.
This is accomplished by daily interaction with Americans in a Host Organization where a carefully designed internship/training program is implemented.
The Intern/Trainee Program builds upon the participants’ own educational preparation or work experiences.
Professional development is acquired each day along with opportunities for the participant to enhance his or her English proficiency through conversation, writing and reading in his or her chosen field.
Intern means a foreign national who either:
Is currently enrolled in and pursuing studies at a degree- or certificate-granting post-secondary academic institution outside the United States or
Graduated from such an institution no more than 12 months prior to his/her exchange visitor program begin date, and who enters the United States to participate in a structured and guided work-based internship program in his/her specific academic field.
Internship program means a structured and guided work-based learning program that reinforces a student's or recent graduate's academic study, recognizes the need for work-based experience, provides on-the-job exposure to American techniques, methodologies, and expertise, and enhances the Intern's knowledge of American culture, work environment and adequate. Trainee means a foreign national who has either:
A degree or professional certificate from a foreign post-secondary academic institution and at least one year of prior related work experience in his/her occupational field acquired outside the United States,
or Combination of study + work experience in the total of 5 years or more or
Five years of work experience outside the United States in his/her occupational field, and who enters the United States to participate in a structured and guided work-based training program in his/her specific occupational field.
Training program means a structured and guided work-based learning program that enhances both a trainee's understanding of American culture, work environment and adequate and his/her skills in his/her occupational field through exposure to American techniques, methodologies, and expertise.
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Trainee programs are available for 6,9 and 12 months.
The trainee income ranges from $1300.00 - $2500.00 USD per month, depending on the company’s hourly wage policy. Generally, weekly hours are approximately 40 hours per week; however, if the trainee is asked to perform more than 40 hours per week, overtime payment will be provided.
Interns/Trainees participate in this program with the J-1 visa and regulations of USIA. Necessary assistance to obtain the J-1 (applying and obtaining the DS-2019 Form) will be provided by US. To validate the J-1 visa, each applicant must apply to the U.S. Consulate/Embassy individually. The ultimate decision to validate J-1 visa belongs to the U.S. Consulate/Embassy.
Health insurance for the trainee is provided as part of the program and as a U.S. Government regulation for the trainee duration.
Usually the host company provides housing options at the trainee’s expense. If the host company does not provide assistance for housing, USwill provide the necessary assistance in finding temporary or permanent housing at the trainee’s expense.
Professional Development (Training)
Interns/trainees usually receive professional training seminars conducted by their host companies. The trainees are provided with a certificate at the end of the seminars, depending on the regular attendance and success.
Prior to leaving for the USA, each participant is obligated to attend a mandatory orientation seminar provided by US consultants. Several subjects are covered during the orientation, but the main topics are:
» General information about the U.S., such as living conditions, life styles, cultural similarities & differences
» General information about the host company and region or city
» Performance and behavior expectations of the host company
» Responsibilities as an trainee
Interns/trainees are responsible for their own airfare; however, US consultants determine the departure date. can provide assistance in obtaining discounted airfares.
provides a continued advisory for the interns/trainees and the host companies along with its partner organizations as well. The ongoing trainee program will be evaluated periodically, and each trainee and host company will be asked to provide an evaluation.
New Application Requirements
» Between ages of 21-35 with Advance level of English
» Bs or BA Degree in the area of traineeship plus minimum of 1 year industrial experience
» As or AA Degree in the area of traineeship plus minimum plus 5 years of industrial experience
» One year Diploma / Certificate in the area of traineeship plus minimum 5 years of industrial experience
» Upon deciding to apply for the program, the applicant should present his/her resume to and/or fill out the online application form at the website.
» If the applicant is found to be eligible for our programs, s/he is invited for an interview with US Consultants.
» Applicants who pass the interview and evaluation are then invited to complete an official application.
» To complete the official application, the applicant must submit the required documents, including the application fee, which is nonrefundable.
» The placement process will begin for the official applicants, which will take 6-10 weeks under normal conditions.
» Once the participant is secured a position, the offer letter, including the conditions such as hours per week, stipend, training plan, housing, etc., will be provided to the participant for review and signature.
» In addition to the placement agreement (between the trainee and the host company), the trainee will be asked to sign an agreement with US. This agreement will outline the responsibilities and duties of both parties, the trainee . will not take further responsibility for any intern who violates the agreement conditions during the program.
Next step Eligibility check
Cost from : 4000 USD