Here’s another J1 intern story. Meet Kristina. Tell us a bit about yourself. Where are you from, what do you do for a living? I’m from Belarus, and I’m currently part of the communications team at the British Embassy in Minsk. Why did you decide to take part in the J1 training program? I was
If you read through any Department of State publications on J1 exchange programs, you’ll soon come across a term called the “grace period”. So what does the J1 visa grace period mean? And, most importantly, is it good or bad news for the international intern? Here is a question commonly asked by J1 visa holders: How
Once we find an appropriate Host Company for you and a Visa Sponsor, you will embark on one of the most memorable experiences of your lives. Here are some internship tips that will help you stand out and excel. Make sure you understand the rules, regulations and security issues and be sure to follow them.
Here’s an honest and sincere USA internship review by Elena, IIUSA intern from Ukraine. In her letter, she shares her thoughts and feedback on her host company and our J1 internship program. Dear Chaya, I wanted to tell my short story. I’ve been studying Marketing for more than 5 years at the National Kharkov University,
Here’s a letter from our happy host company in Maryland. Good afternoon Chaya, It has been quite some time since our last communication. I hope that you are well and enjoying the holiday season. Aurora has been an amazing intern, at present she is spending a well deserved vacation in Italy. I am reaching out
Another letter from a happy host company in Los Angeles. Hi Chaya, Han has been with us since last Monday, 12/9/13 and she is adjusting well. She is very independent and takes initiative. Thank you for sending her our way! From the HR person at a large Attorney Organization in California
Welcome to 2014, also known as the Year of the Wood Horse. This year, we resolve to take good care of those of you already training in the States. We are excited to meet new international candidates and continue to make great internships happen. Happy 2014 and best wishes from the IIUSA team!
Black Friday, Cyber Monday, eating, shopping… It’s so American to spend one’s free time being an uber-consumer. It’s a cultural experience that you must take part in at least once during your J1 internship program. But did you also know about American giving, the powerful spirit of volunteerism and the pay it forward culture of
This J1 Visa Sponsor Q&A post begins our interview series where we invite cultural exchange industry leaders to discuss their role in the J1 internship & training programs. Today we we will be talking to Craig Brewer, who is the responsible officer for the J1 trainee program at International Student Exchange (ISE). Craig is also the
Here’s another great J1 intern story. I was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. I graduated from an international business school with a Bachelor’s Degree in Entrepreneurship and started my own company. I put up a travel agency since travelling has been one of my passions in life. I have always been fascinated with other