Host An Intern USA FAQ

  • What do you need in order to participate as a Host Company?


    Companies will be required to provide:

    • A training plan for the Interns for the period of their training.

    • Designate a supervisor for the term of the internship.


  • What are the skill and qualifications of an International Intern?


    Most Interns are either currently pursuing a university degree in specialising in the Hospitality Industry, or may have recently graduated. Some interns do have experience in their chosen field.


  • What is the nationality of these interns?


    Our interns are Indians, Filipinos, South Koreans etc..


  • Do the interns speak fluent English?


    All our Interns have completed all their education in English. They communicate fully in English and this is one of the requirements for them to secure a US J1 Visa.


  • When can we take in interns?


    We recruit Interns round the year, and typically the process can take between 6 to 8 weeks from the time you conduct a Telephone or Skype Interview to the time they secure their visa and join you. It is therefore useful to plan ahead based on the time you wish that Intern joins you.


  • How many hours a week is an Intern allowed to work?


    The Interns expect to have a minimum of 32 hours per week.


  • What visa will the Interns be on while in the USA?


    The Interns will be on the J1 Intern/Trainee Visa while in the USA. This Visa is for a maximum period of 12 months. This a category designated by the department of State to promote cultural exchange. We work with designated sponsors and take care of the documentation and visa formalities.


  • Do the Interns have to be paid?


    Yes Interns will have to be paid at a rate similar to that of other workers at the same level.


  • Is the company expected to house the Interns?


    If the company has staff accommodation it will help the Interns tremendously if housing can be provided, however Interns do not expect this and will be quite happy if initial accommodation is provided for the first week or two.


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