Host Site Resources
The International Exchange Center of the American Immigration Council serves as a State Department designated third party sponsor for J-1 trainees and interns. We assist you through the application process and offer support and guidance for the duration of the trainee or intern program.
LINKS AND RESOURCES
Evaluation forms for programs that began prior to 1/1/14 only:
Mid-Stay Evaluation for J-1 Trainee/Intern
Mid-Stay Evaluation for J-1 Supervisor
End-of-Stay Evaluation for J-1 Trainee/Intern
End-of-Stay Evaluation for J-1 Supervisor
Hosting a J-1 exchange visitor is a valuable experience for both the exchange visitor and the host organization. However, J-1 trainees and interns are not ordinary employees. Following are a few things to keep in mind. For more information, please refer to your Host Organization Handbook or contact the International Exchange Center.
•J-1 trainees and interns are not employees at will and are not brought in to fill a labor need or displace full- or part-time, seasonal or permanent American workers
• The Training/Internship Placement Plan described on form DS-7002 will be followed
• Any changes to the training plan must be made in consultation with the International Exchange Center as the J Program Sponsor
• The mid-point and final evaluations will be filled out and submitted by the direct supervisor
• The host organization can not change the exchange visitor’s visa status during or after their program
• The host organization will help the exchange visitor feel at home in your organization and involve them in cultural opportunities
• The host organization will encourage the exchange visitor to share aspects of their their home culture
Practice Advisory: New J-1 Visa Program Initiative with Mexico
The American Immigration Council has been invited by the U.S. Department of State to participate in the new J-1 Visa Program Initiative with Mexico.
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