J-1 Student Intern

Find out what requirements you must meet as a J-1 Student Intern.

Effective April 1, 2019

A $200 Student Intern Application Fee is required. Information and the link to the online ePay site can be found on the "Inviting a Student Intern" page.  

  • 5/9/19
    Students who are currently enrolled in and pursuing a degree at a postsecondary academic institution outside the U.S. and whose U.S. internship will fulfill the educational objectives for their current degree program may participate in the J-1 Student Intern program as long as they meet certain requirements.
  • 2/27/20
    To invite a J-1 Student Intern, please review the following information. 
  • 10/21/19
    Learn what J-1 Student Interns need to know about paying the SEVIS fee.
  • 10/21/19
    All J-1 Exchange Visitors and their J-2 dependents are required by the U.S. Department of State to have health insurance for the entire period of their stay in the U.S.
  • 9/15/20
    Every Student Intern must meet with an International Student Advisor to complete the check-in process, which includes an overview of immigration requirements.
  • 3/29/19
    The intent of the Exchange Visitor Program is for the home country to benefit from the J-1 Exchange Visitor’s experiences in the U.S. Accordingly, J-1 Exchange Visitors and their accompanying J-2 dependents may be subject to a two-year home residency requirement.
  • 1/25/19
    Get the information and forms you need for J-1 Student Interns and Intern Supervisors.
  • 2/27/20
    If you will not complete your internship by the expected date, you must apply for an extension. This must be done before your current DS-2019 expires.
  • 1/25/19
    Get the forms for J-1 Student Intern transfers.
  • 11/15/18
    J-2 dependents are eligible to work in the U.S. as long as they meet certain conditions first.