Program Objective

Program Objective


The purpose of the J1 Intern and Trainee Program is to promote cultural exchange while enhancing the skills and expertise of university students and young professionals in their academic or occupational fields for professional development, and to improve the participants’ knowledge of American techniques, methodologies, and expertise.

The J-1 Training and Internship programs are also intended to increase participants’ understanding of American culture and society and to enhance Americans’ knowledge of foreign cultures and skills through an open exchange of ideas between the participants and their American associates.

Upon program completion, participants will return to their home countries; their participation in this program is expected to polish their skills and knowledge and therefore open many career opportunities back home.