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BridgeUSA Exchange Visitor Program (J-1 visa) allows FUSIA as a State-Department designated sponsor to bring qualified foreign nationals to intern or be trained in the United States.
Both the Main Program Supervisor (MPS/POC) and Primary Phase Supervisor (PPS) are employees of the host assigned to supervise exchange programs and interns/trainees. Each intern/trainee has one MPS and at least one PPS. MPS oversees the program; PPS provides daily/onsite supervision. MPS who works fulltime/onsite and has related expertise can serve as a PPS.