The J-1 Visa provides countless opportunities for international candidates looking to travel and gain experience in the United States. The multifaceted programs enable foreign nationals to come to the U.S. to teach, study, conduct research, demonstrate special skills or receive on the job training for periods ranging from a few weeks to several years.

What is the J-1 Visa?

The Exchange Visitor Visa (J-1) is a non-immigrant visa issued by the U.S. Department of State that provides countless opportunities for international candidates looking to travel and gain experience in the United States.

The multifaceted J-1 Exchange Visitor Program, managed by the State Department, enables foreign nationals to come to the United States to teach, study, conduct research, demonstrate special skills or receive on the job training for periods ranging from a few weeks to several years.

It was developed to expose individuals from around the world to the culture and institutions of the United States and to foster a better understanding between nations on a variety of issues through educational and cultural exchange programs.

There are 15 categories of the J-1 Visa.

Private sector programs:

  • Student, Secondary School
  • Au pair and EduCare
  • Camp Counselor (summer camp)
  • Intern
  • Work/Travel
  • Teacher
  • Trainee
  • Flight Training (J-1 privileges terminated effective June 1, 2010)
  • Alien Physician

Government and academic programs:

  • Student, College/University
  • Government Visitor
  • International Visitor
  • Professor and Research Scholar
  • Short-Term Scholar
  • Specialist

 

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