Eligibility & Application

Interns 

    • Current enrollment in a post-secondary academic program outside of the United States;
    • OR, Graduated within the past 12 months from a post-secondary institution outside of the United States;
    • 18 years of age;
    • Proposed J-1 training does not duplicate your previously completed work or training;
    • Sufficient English-speaking skills so as to be able to fully benefit from the training and cultural opportunities in the United States;
    • Can demonstrate how the training will be used upon return to your home country;
    • Can demonstrate intent to return to your home country; and
    • Will be available for interview outside the US in-person or by video conference.

Trainees 

    • Graduated from a post-secondary institution outside of the United States, plus at least one year degree related to full-time work experience;
    • OR, five years of full-time work experience;
    • Proposed J-1 training does not duplicate previously completed work or training;
    • Sufficient English-speaking skills so as to be able to fully benefit from the training and cultural opportunities in the United States;
    • Can demonstrate how the training will be used upon return to your home country;
    • Can demonstrate intent to return to your home country; and
    • Will be available for interview outside the US in-person or by video conference.