J-1 Trainee and Intern ProgramJ-1 Trainee and Intern Program

J-1 Trainee and Intern Program

J1X is currently designated as a sponsor of the J-1 Trainee and Intern Program

J1X is currently designated as a sponsor of the J-1 Trainee and Intern Program

We sponsor programs in the following occupational categories:

  • arts and culture;
  • construction and building trades;
  • education, social sciences, library science, counseling and social services;
  • hospitality and tourism;
  • information media and communications;
  • management, business, commerce and finance;
  • public administration and law;
  • sciences, engineering, architecture, mathematics, and industrial occupations
Our Trainee and Intern Program

Our programs can last from 3 weeks to 12 months (Interns) or 18 months (Trainees)

The objective of our program is to enhance the skills and expertise of exchange visitors through participation in structured on-the-job training programs. Our program improve participants’ knowledge of American techniques, methodologies, and technology while also exposing them to American culture and society.

Note: Our program cannot be used as a substitute for ordinary employment or work purposes and it cannot displace American workers.


When participating in J1X’s Trainee and Intern program, you should expect the following expenses:

Processing fee

To participate in the Trainee/Intern program, J1X charges a J-1 processing fee of $1,495.

Sevis and insurance fees

You will also need to pay a $220 Sevis fee and mandatory J-1 program and insurance fee of $125 per month.

Local expenses

While you are participating in the Trainee/Intern program, you will also incur normal living expenses, just like you would at home. The amounts vary by location, but you should expect to spend around $900 or more for housing, $200 for utilities, $250 for food and $100 for local transportation.

Contact us today to get more details about this exciting new program!