Are you an international student participating in an exchange program with a government, organizational, or university sponsorship? If so, you will need to travel with a J-1 student visa.
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If you are an international student, you will need a visa to study in the USA. Learn what the different types of visas are.
All international students holding an F-1 visa or J-1 visa must check-in at the start of each new program of study. This is a USA government regulation for students to maintain their visa status. At Northeastern University, the Office of Global Services facilitates this online check-in process.
Dunkin’ Donuts. Cafe 716. Subway. Qdoba. Punter’s Pub. Discover all the places where J-1 students can and cannot work at on Northeastern’s campus.
As an F-1 or J-1 student, there is so much to learn, explore, and discover in the USA. And, we encourage you to do it all. But before you do, we will help you understand what documents you should carry with you when traveling within the the USA or its territories.
The Office of Global Services works with J-1 student interns throughout their entire internship to provide the guidance and support they need—helping interns maintain their status.
Family is important. That is why the Office of Global Services makes you aware of what documentation you will need when a family member accompanies you to the USA.
Whether you intern at a Fortune 500 or a start-up company, it is important for all J-1 student interns to understand how to maintain their status and apply for a visa.
As a J-1 student intern, you will work on real projects and solve real challenges. But before you do, there are a number of requirements you have to meet.