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Eligible Fields for J-1 Sponsorship

International Internships LLC's visa office is designated by the US Department of State to sponsor J-1 Trainees and Interns in the following categories: 
 
INTERNS
Arts and culture
Hospitality and tourism
Public administration and law
Information media and communications
Management, business, commerce and finance

 
TRAINEES
Arts and culture
Hospitality and tourism
Public administration and law
Information media and communications
Management, business, commerce and finance

 
 
Arts and Culture:
Design and Applied Arts, Cinematography and Film/Video Production, Commercial Photography, Commercial and Advertising Art, Arts Management, Design and Visual Communications, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Fashion/Apparel Design, Graphic Design, Illustration, Industrial Design, Interior Design, Music Management and Merchandising, Playwriting and Screenwriting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Theatre/Theatre Arts Management, Visual and Performing Arts, Etc. 

Hospitality and Tourism:
Hospitality Administration/Management, Hospitality and Recreation Marketing Operations, Hotel Administration/Management, Tourism Promotion Operations, Tourism and Travel Services Management, Tourism and Travel Services Marketing Operations, etc. 

Public Administration and Law:
Public Relations, Public Policy, Business & Labor Law, Criminal Law, Civil Liberties, Human Rights Law, International Law, Environmental Law, etc.

Information Media and Communications:
Advertising, Broadcast Journalism, Communications, Technologies/ Technicians and Support Services, Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia Programming, Mass Communications, Public Relations, Advertising and Applied Communication, Television/Radio/Print Journalism, Printing & Publishing, etc.

Management, Business, Commerce and Finance:
Accounting, Banking and Financial Support Services, Business Administration, Management/ Operations, Business, Marketing, Customer Service Management, E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce, Finance and Financial Management Services, Human Resources Management, International Business/ Trade/Commerce, Logistics and Materials Management, Information Systems, Operations, Sales, Distribution, and Marketing, Transportation/Transportation Management.

Computer Science and IT 
Computer science, Networking, social media
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As of July 19th 2007, new rules affect trainees an interns participating in Hospitality based training programs. If you intend to apply in the fields of hospitality and tourism please contact us for further information on how to meet these new regulations. Please also note that the maximum duration of hospitality based training and internships programs may not exceed 12 months. 

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PLEASE NOTE that it is prohibited to use the J-1 Program for training in Unskilled Occupations. For the purpose of [22 CFR 62.22(c)(1)], the following are considered to be "Unskilled Occupations" by the U.S. Department of State. 

Unskilled Occupations: Bartenders, Bookkeepers, Cashiers, Cleaners, Hotel and Motel Cleaners, Hotel and Motel Clerks, General Clerk, Typist, Cooks Short Order, Dining Room Attendants, Groundskeepers, Floor-workers, Helpers in any Industry, Housekeepers, Janitors, Kitchen Workers, Laborers, Common Porters, Receptionists. CICD may consider an application only if less than 20% of the training/internship activities involve clerical work and/or are in the unskilled occupations listed in Appendix F of the Exchange Visitor Program Regulations (22 CFR 62).


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We DO NOT currently sponsor J-1 Trainees in the following Subject Fields: 
  • Health-Related Occupations
  • Aviation