U.S companies have chosen to add international talent by becoming a Host Employer as a means to understand, learn and appreciate other cultures. This enables you to see the world from a different angle which breeds creativity, while the exchange of new and diverse ideas will lead to strategic solutions and innovation in your workplace. Every year, the United States welcomes thousands of international interns and trainees as part of the J-1 Visa Exchange Visitor Program (EVP). Successful U.S. companies have been participating in this program as Host Employers and realize enormous benefits.
The purpose of the J-1 Internship and Training program is to give qualified foreign participants the opportunity to experience the United States and engage with Americans through work-based training .
Therefore, host companies must: