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Rian Immigrant Center & J1 Visa Information Session

Rian Immigrant Center- USA Placements & J1 Visa Sponsors- Information Session

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Date(s)
March 13, 2024
Location
The Cube, One Elmwood
Time
13:00 - 14:00

Are you interested in spending a year working in the USA?

This information session will provide an overview of the 2 J1 Visa programmes the Rian Immigrant Center offer to UG and Graduating Queen's students, including the eligibility criteria and application process.

The Center sponsor eligible applicants for the following types of visas: J-1 Irish Work and Travel (IWT Graduate Visa) For Irish citizens who graduated from Irish universities, the IWT visa allows for travel to the U.S. without having secured an internship in advance. It is a work-based learning experience for you to advance your skills in your field of study.

Throughout the internship search process, we will assist interns by offering tips on networking, interviewing, resume building for U.S. companies, securing appropriate positions when available, and more.

The second J-1 Intern Visa program allows students to travel to the US for 12 months, but requires securing a placement in advance of applying for the visa.

Come along to the session to find out more. ​​​​​​​

 

Event type
Information Event
Department
Careers, Employability and Skills
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Event Organiser Details
Website https://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/sgc/careers/GlobalOpportunities/WorkAbroad/