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Host Company

Why hire a J-1 Intern/Trainee?


Many employers find that our international participants are extremely passionate about their experiences as an intern. Their international perspective, bilingual skills, and commitment to excellence will surely add as an invaluable asset to any company. Hiring a J-1 Intern is not only cost effective, it is also reliable since all applicants are pre-selected and must meet the US Dept. of State rules and regulations to be eligible for the J-1 visa.

Host Company Responsibilities

  • Interview applicant (GI will coordinate all interview schedules)

  • Designate a supervisor who will monitor the participant

  • Promote, share and facilitate cultural activities

  • Cooperate with sponsor organizations during site visits (if needed)

  • Submit online mid-point & final evaluations for participant

  • Provide a copy of recent Workers' Compensation

Host Company Benefits


  1. ​Global Perspective

    • Our international participants are dedicated, passionate, and hard-working. They are committed to applying their learned skills and knowledge to their maximum potential

  2. Free Service

    • Zero fees or costs for GI’s recruiting and processing services

  3. Tax Exemptions

    • No Social Security Taxes

    • No Unemployment Taxes

    • No Medicare Taxes

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