Promoting cultural exchange between the US and other countries
Fourteen different program types (or “categories”) for a wide-range of purposes
US government agencies that exchange visitors may interact with
Prospective exchange visitors will apply for a J-1 visa at a US embassy or consulate
Getting start with the application
Useful information when living and interning in the USHot
Necessary information to help participants prepare for their trip to the US
Tips and advice that will help participants adapt to a new work environment
Accomodation, transportation, weather, and culture.
Workers’ Compensation by state, State W-4 forms, and more.
Subpart A 62.10-62.17 General administrative requirements Hot
Subpart B 62.20-62.32 Requirements for individual programs Hot
Subpart C 62.40-62.45 Regulations on adjustments to the J-status
Subpart D 62.50 Sanctions
Subpart E 62.60-62.63 Termination
Subpart F 62.70-62.79 SEVIS
Appendix E Unskilled Occupations
We're a designated sponsor of the US Dept. of State's J-1 (BridgeUSA) internship programs.
CCIP Internships (BridgeUSA / J-1 visa sponsorship) by FUSIA > Register accounts
Below is a quick walkthrough of the application process.
Step 1 of 4: Enter information about your internship and host. For uncertain answers, enter tentative information and fix after logging in.
BridgeUSA (J-1 visa) provides opportunities for qualified foreign nationals to travel and gain experience in the United States. The J-1 visa has multiple program types within BridgeUSA in 14 different exchange programs for a wide-range of program purposes. Each program type has different expectations and regulations that must be followed.
• Summer Work Travel, Professor
• Research Scholar
• Short-Term Scholar
• College and University Student
• Secondary School Student
• Alien Physician
• Camp Counselor
• Au Pair
• Refer to section 4 on your Form DS-2019 to locate the type that corresponds to your J-1 program
• International Visitor is used by the DOS
Step 1 of 2: Assign an employee (e.g., HR) who oversees the program as the Main Program Supervisor (MPS) to register an account. MPS can also serve as the Primary Phase Supervisor (PPS) who supervises the interns/trainees. Add additional supervisor(s) as needed after login.