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Train While Working or Work While Training? - J-1 Visa as a Non-Immigrant Alternative to Employment-Based Immigration
In-Person Wednesday 06/15/2022 08:30 AM - 08:50 AM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Interpersonal (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral), People (Technical)
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn about how to develop your organization’s global talent using a nonimmigrant J-1 visa alternative to H and L training and work visas.  

The session will introduce the Intern and Trainee Exchange Visitor programs and discuss whether, when, and how these categories can be used to help fill the employment gaps. We will talk about the pros and cons of J-1 visa vs other student and work-based visas that can be used to provide professional training to foreign nationals and facilitate the global talent mobility.

Learning Objectives:

  • Basics of the Exchange Visitor/J-1 intern and trainee programs.
  • Common usages of J-1 training and internship programs by U.S. businesses.
  • J-1 as a viable alternative to employment-based training and work visas.
  • Update on the current status of J-1 visa programs.

In-person session offerings are on a first-come, first-served basis.

Gennady Babankov Photo
Presenter:
Gennady Babankov, Manager, Exchange Visitor Program,
SHRM
Lindsay Bongi  Photo
Presenter:
Lindsay Bongi , Senior Specialist, Exchange Visitor Program,
SHRM