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Interns & Trainees
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AJ1 helps businesses provide invaluable practical training opportunities to international university students, recent graduates, and young professionals on the J-1 BridgeUSA Intern or Trainee visa. Hosting an international intern or trainee provides a unique experience for career-orientated participants to immerse themselves in American culture, train in American methodologies, and create global connections by sharing their training and experiences with their home country.


Your company will equally benefit from the program by diversifying your workplace, fostering cultural awareness, and contributing to the development of the next generation of leaders. AJ1 has developed a strong network of experienced overseas affiliates. We can recruit driven top performers who can add a wealth of talent, knowledge, and enthusiasm to your organization. 



Good for the World, Good for Your Business!  Globalize your work place by welcoming an American Journey international intern or trainee into your organization! Participants are highly motivated individuals who bring fresh energy and are enthusiastic about gaining career experience and are eager to collaborate and share with your U.S. employees.

  • What is the Intern Train USA Program?
    The primary goals of BridgeUSA J-1 Intern and Trainee Programs are to enhance your skills and expertise and to improve knowledge of American business techniques, methodologies, and technology. Intern and Trainee programs cannot be used for ordinary employment or to displace American workers. The program will help increase your understanding of American culture, while also enhancing Americans' knowledge of your culture, customs and practices. Through this program, you will help to promote mutual understanding while building global knowledge, skills and friendships.
  • Am I Eligible?
    General eligibility requirements are as follows: Interns Must: Be at least 18 years old Be enrolled in an accredited academic institution or have graduated within 12 months of your internship start date Have the English skills necessary to operate in an American workplace Train in a field related to your academic or professional background Trainees Must: Be at least 18 years old Have a diploma from an accredited academic institution and at least 1 year of related professional work experience (or 5 years of relevant professional work experience if you do not have a post-secondary degree) Have the English skills necessary to operate in an American workplace Plan to train in a field related to your academic and/or professional background.
  • Can American Journey help me secure an internship placement?
    Yes! As the leading provider of internships and training programs, American Journey can assist you in securing your cultural exchange program.
  • Length - How Long Can I Intern/Train in the U.S.?
    The maximum duration of the Hospitality Internship and Training Cultural Exchange Program is 12 months. At the end of your program, you will have a grace period of 30 days to travel in the USA.
  • I have secured my own host employer, can I still apply?
    Yes! Please submit a copy of your resume, details of your host employer to for review. Once approved, you will be asked to complete the online program application and begin the enrollment process.
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