USA: Prohibited Employer Types & Training Locations

Prohibited Employer Types & Training Locations

Not all employers are permitted to host interns/trainees.  We cannot approve applicants for sponsorship at the following locations:
  • Arcades
  • Bridal Companies
  • Candy stores/mall kiosks/boardwalk booths and stands
  • Convenience/grocery stores or superettes/mini-markets
  • Customer service/phone operators
  • Fast food restaurants
  • Fitness studios/personal training/coaching
  • Gas stations or toll plazas
  • Pool management companies
  • Schools and other instructional facilities
  • Spas/salons/dog grooming companies
  • Staffing agencies

Further, we cannot approve any positions that require or involve child care or elder care, or in clinical or any other kind of work that involves patient care or contact, including any work that would require trainees or interns to provide therapy, medication, or other clinical or medical care (e.g., sports or physical therapy, psychological counseling, nursing, dentistry, veterinary medicine, social work, speech therapy, or education).

If you are unsure whether an employer site is suitable to host an intern/trainee, ask us!