J-1 Visa Guidelines for Participants
A J-1 Exchange Visitor Visa can be issued to students, recent graduates and young professionals. The GACC New York is designated for the J-1 visa categories "Intern" and "Trainee". The maximum duration of a J-1 visa is 12 months for an internship and 18 months for a traineeship.
General requirements for all applicants:
- All applicants must have a good command of the English language.
- The internship/traineeship must also have a clear relation to the applicant's academic education and must be highly relevant to the future career development of the applicant.
Please check here what J-1 visa category applies to you.
Host Company guidelines can be found here.