WE ARE RECRUITING FOR
2024 J1 PROGRAMS
Welcome to our Host Hub for current and future US Host sites of the J-1 visa Cultural Exchange internship program.
T4H recruit international undergraduates ,graduates and young professionals who quilify for the J1 Cultural Exchange visa. The programs we recruit for include Food & Beverage, Rooms Division/Front Office and Culinary Arts.
5 REASONS TO RECRUIT WITH USBudget: Training 4 Hospitality charges no fee to Host Employers Qualified candidates: our candidates all have the Hospitality attitude that your business or organization is looking for Flexibility: candidates are available year round, whether you are looking for a 12 month trainee or a 3 month seasonal worker. Candidates can start year round. Expertise: we have over 13 years of in house experience organizing value adding internship programs and seasonal work programs for young people Internationalization: an international candidate brings a wealth of knowledge to your workplace, often speaks a second language and exposes your teams to another culture
HIRING PROCESSTraining 4 Hospitality's objective is simple: we create long lasting relationships with Host Employers to recruit the best international candidates for you. By creating long lasting relationships we can make sure you receive world-class candidates. Start the hiring process by filling out the contact form above. We will get in touch with you to discuss your needs and explain everything that is necessary to have a DOS compliant and value adding for all parties, J-1 Cultural Exchange Program in place. The options for hiring skilled international candidates with Training 4 Hospitality are easy and efficient. We pre-screen each candidate for you so you only have to interview shortlisted candidates. Or come FLY with us, on one of our recruitment fairs to Europe or Asia to hire candidates in person.
EMPLOYER REQUIREMENTSHost Employers have to follow Federal regulations when hiring an international intern, trainee or seasonal worker on the J-1 visa program. We will explain these rules in detail to you when we contact you. Host Employers must: Have at least 25 employees and a $ 3 million in revenue. Demonstrate and maintain a full-time on-site employee to Intern ratio of at least 5:1 for the duration of the program. “On-site” refers to the actual training location. Have a Federal Identification Number (FEIN) and a Dun & Bradstreet (DUNS) Number. If you do not have a DUNS number, you may provide a copy of your business license or registration. Submit proof of an active Workers' Compensation Insurance Policy (certificate or information letter) for the exact location of the internship/training program or proof of exemption if you are not required to maintain WCI. You may also provide proof of equivalent coverage. Ensure the Intern or Trainee's supervisor has a business or company email address. Agree to complete mandatory program evaluations at the end of each Intern’s or Trainee's program and at the midpoint for any Intern or Trainee whose program is six months or longer (not applicable to seasonal workers)
PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (INTERN/TRAINEE)Develop an internship or training program that will allow Interns or Trainees to obtain skills, knowledge and competencies through structured and guided activities and training, and create and digitally sign an Internship Placement Plan (DS-7002). Ensure that the program developed exists primarily to assist Interns or Trainees in achieving the objectives of their participation in the internship or training program. Ensure that Interns have sufficient opportunity to be exposed to U.S. customs, culture, methodologies and techniques and that the employer’s American staff is exposed to the customs, culture, methodologies and techniques of each Intern's home country. Be able to provide training for a minimum of 32 hours/week up to a maximum of 45 hours/week in a supernumerical position that does not displace full time, part time or seasonal American workers. Ensure that internships/training programs do NOT involve more than 20% clerical or basic work or include unskilled labor (we will supply you with a list of prohibited occupations). Have experienced on-site staff in the Intern’s field who can provide supervision, training and instruction in the field of Culinary Arts or Food & Beverage Management.
CULTURAL EXCHANGEAll J-1 visa programs are programs by the U.S. Department of State and are Cultural Exchange Programs. It is important all candidates on a J-1 visa are exposed to the American culture and must have ongoing contact with American employees in the workplace. Around 90% of candidates go to the United States on a J-1 visa program to experience US culture and they express an immense curiousity in Americans as a result. Employers must ensure candidates are exposed to the American culture, and that American employees are exposed to the culture of the international candidate. This is a win win as it opens your door to international perspectives, practices and methodoligies. In addtion it motivates and creates a great team dynamic as pernement team memebers are seen as valuable US Cultural Ambassadors, promoting US culture and team unity.