International Exchange Students
Visa type: J1
Work authorization: up to four months
Selection and Screening Process:
As per Department of State regulations, sponsors, such as InterExchange and CIEE, are required to screen all the international candidates. Personal interviews are conducted to ensure that the program is suitable to the participant's background, needs and experience. Only full-time post-secondary students at accredited educational institutions are eligible to participate. All foreign workers must possess sufficient proficiency in the English language. Seasonal Staffing Solutions will select only those participants who fully match your requirements.
- Restaurant/hospitality industry: Foreign staff may work at any positions, including, but not limited to waitstaff, housekeepers, cashiers, receptionists, hosts, dishwashers, etc.
- Amusement industry: International students are often hired to perform as ride-attendants, lifeguards, food sellers, etc.
- Retail: Foreign staff may be arranged to work at any retail establishment as cashiers, deli, or crew members.
- Construction: any entry-level positions of helpers, cleaners, etc.
- Moving & Storage businesses benefit by employing seasonal movers, packers, helpers, etc.
- Gas Station Attendants
- Lifeguards for hotels, apartment complexes and staffing firms
- Any other entry-level positions
- Program participants may not be employed as domestic employees in United States households.
- Any position in the adult entertainment industry;
- Pedicab or rolling chair drivers or operators;
- Operators of vehicles or vessels that carry passengers for hire and/or for which commercial drivers licenses are required;
- Any position related to clinical care that involves patient contact.
Social Security Number:
International workers will apply shortly upon arrival. Note that the foreign staff may work while the Social Security number application is being processed. Read more about hiring J-1 visitors without SSN.
Spring Program: Thailand.
Summer Program: Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Uzbekistan, Moldova, Romania, Poland,China, and other countries
Spring Program: February until March.
Summer Program: From early May until early July. Most will arrive between May 15th and June 15th. Please let us know if you have any preferences.
Spring Program: June.
Summer Program:Most will plan their departure after Labor Day weekend in September.
Minimum Required Hours of Work:
The participants need to work at least thirty two hours per week.
Most of our students will be happy to work for up to sixty hours per week. Overtime opportunities are always appreciated.>
You do not need to sponsor the students. All International Exchange Students will be sponsored by the dedicated sponsoring agencies such as YMCA, InterExchange, CIEE, and others.