May 17, 2016

J-1 Visa Requirements for Interns

To qualify for a J-1 visa for interns, the applicant must be sponsored to participate in an approved intern program. To participate in an intern program, the applicant must be a post-secondary school student or have graduated from post-secondary school within the previous 12 months. Internships are available in a range of fields, including:

    • Agriculture, Forestry and Fishing;
    • Arts and Culture;
    • Building and Construction;
    • Education, Social Science, Library Science, Counselling and Social Services;
    • Health related occupations;
    • Hospitality and Tourism;
    • Information Media and Communications;
    • Management, Business, Commerce and Finance;
    • Public Administration and Law;
    • Science, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics and Industrial occupations.

J-1 visa applicants may be required to meet certain health and character requirements.

Please hold while your application is being analyzed.