Your J-1 Intern and Trainee Visa Solution

Empowering the next generation of global professionals 

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AIFS Professional Pathways provides J-1 visa sponsorship for individuals from around the globe pursuing intern- and traineeships at multi-sector companies across the United States. For eligible programs, this visa serves as temporary work authorization for full-time, on-the-job training for 3 weeks to 18 months. 

For 60 years, AIFS has served as a premiere J-1 visa sponsor designated by the U.S. Department of State.

Currently accepting visa sponsorship applications.

Sponsored Visa Fields

Architecture | Arts + Culture | Business, Finance, Management + Commerce | Computer Science + Technology | Education + Teaching

Assistantships | Engineering | Hospitality + Tourism | Law | Library Science | Mathematics + Statistics | Media + Communications

Physical Sciences | Public Administration | Social Sciences

Benefits of the J-1 Trainee & Intern Program

Professionals + Students

Career advancement

Improved specialized skills, cultural competency, & business relationships

Accelerated project deliverables

Academic enrichment & co-op requirement fulfillment

Global network building

Skills living abroad & improved English

U.S. Companies

Train individuals or cohorts of international talent locally

Employee global training rotations

Advance global networks & business

Deepen relationships with business partners & talent

Promoting diversity & a culture of learning in the workplace

Increased innovation