J-1 Professional Exchange Programs
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Whether your client is a scholar hoping to conduct research at a leading hospital in Chicago, an international student looking for real-world training experience in New York City, or other professional seeking to collaborate with U.S.-based businesses or institutions, CIEE can make that happen. We sponsor the J-1 visa they need to visit the U.S and provide 24/7 in-country support. Contact us to get started.
J-1 Visas We Sponsor
For current university students or recent graduates from around the world who have arranged or will arrange their own internship opportunity in the U.S., but need a sponsor for their visa.
For professionals from around the world who have arranged or will arrange their own training opportunity at a U.S.-based institution or business, but need a sponsor for their visa.
For international professors, researchers, scholars, or professionals who wish to visit the U.S. to lecture, observe, consult, demonstrate special skills, participate in seminars, workshops, and more.
For professors from around the world who wish to research, teach, lecture, observe, or consult in a university, research facility, library, or similar type of institution in the U.S.
For international experts in a field of specialized knowledge or skill, such as media, tech, energy, business, or medicine who wish to visit the U.S. to observe, consult, or demonstrate their skills.
For researchers from around the world who wish to research, teach, lecture, observe, or consult in a university, research facility, library, or similar type of institution in the U.S.
Research Scholar Transfer Processing
Our goal is to make the application and transfer process easy for all parties involved.
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As the largest U.S. Department of State-designated sponsor of the J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program, CIEE is the most knowledgeable, responsive, and comprehensive J-1 visa sponsor. We can:
- Sponsor J-1 visas in six categories
- Assist your client in all aspects of the application process
- Issue the Certificate of Eligibility for J-1 Visa (Form DS-2019)
- Provide customer service and 24-hour emergency support for every in-country participant
- Sponsor J-2 visas for qualified dependents