The Study America program works in collaboration with universities, colleges, research institutions, private businesses and NGO's to sponsor individuals who teach, lecture, observe, consult and share their culture and professional expertise with their American colleagues as J-1 - Short-Term Scholars, Professors, Research Scholars, Trainees, Specialists, Students- Post-Secondary (College and University) and Teachers.
About the program
Our office can ease the administrative burdens of bringing Exchange Visitors to your organization on a non-immigrant J-1 visa by assuming responsibility for most aspects of the process. Our staff are experts in this area and have a firm understanding of the requirements associated with the J-1 non-immigrant visa process.
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An Exchange Visitor can enrich the cultural, professional and academic life of your organization by sharing their unique and specialized skills and knowledge. Exchange Visitors may engage in long and short term professional collaborations and share their expertise in their professional field.
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How to apply
In order to participate in the Study America Program/CPEP, candidates must be professionals in their fields whose careers will benefit from the proposed program. Their experience must foster the exchange of ideas between Americans and foreign nationals and stimulate international collaborative projects. Positions must be temporary in nature, not used to augment a personnel complement, or staffing. Exchange Visitor programs shall not exceed the permitted duration of stay as stipulated by Federal Regulations. Upon completion of the program, Exchange Visitors are expected return to their home country to fulfill the exchange.
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