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J1 Visa

The J-1 visa is a temporary, nonimmigrant visa for individuals that allows them to come to the U.S. to teach, work, intern, train, counsel, and research and stay in the United States for the duration of the visitor exchange program. We are offering a program to offer temporary internships to hospitality workers with either a diploma or experience in the field.

Who is Eligible?

The J-1 program allows individuals to enter the U.S. under the following categories:

J-1 visa internship in the USA

J-1 visa program offers an excellent opportunity for internship in the USA for individuals. The key benefit of paid internships in the USA for foreigners is to gain practical experience that helps them achieve new industry heights at home.

Requirement for Internships

Main Criteria
Additional Criteria

J-1 Internship Benefits 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. There are a number of benefits that can still be gained through the J-1 program; however, those benefits will vary according to the program the foreign national participates in.

How Do You Apply for a J-1 Visa Application?

To submit your application, ensure that you have read J-1 visa requirements and prepared all required documents:


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What Qualifications Or Experience Do I Need?

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How Long Will The Process Take?

From the time we receive all your Documents, sponsorship application forms & the Fees, to the time you depart to USA it can take anywhere between 6-12 weeks

How many hours of training will I receive per week ? How much is my stipend?

Your average training week will around 20 hours depending on the property; however any additional hours will be compensated as applicable. Contracts vary from property to property but generally remuneration is minimum $10 to $13 per hour depending on your qualifications, experience the Company and its location.

Duration of Stay in the United States with J1 Visa

You are allowed to stay in the United States for around 6 months with this J1 Visa. However, the overall duration of your stay in the country might alter depending on the educational course that you choose for your career.

Extension of J1 Visa

You can apply for the extension of your J1 Visa by requesting an extension of the program you are undertaking.

Family of J1 Visa holder

Spouses and/or children under the age of 21 who wish to accompany or join the principal visa holder in the United States for the duration of his/her stay require derivative J-2 visas.

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