According to the IMASTE report Architect-US booth received 1805 visits during the employment fair organized by the Madrid Polytechnic University from 18-24 of May. To see the full report please follow this link: http://architect-us.com/public/Informe%20post-feria%20UPM%202016.pdf
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During the fair Architect-US’s team explained the key aspects of participating in the U.S. Government Exchange J-1 Visitor Program, covering all the details related to the J-1 Visa. Students, recent graduates and professionals from all technical careers, mainly Architects and Engineers, visited Architect-US’s booth eager to learn more about the Program.
Among other subjects, the most frequently questions where:
Q.: How can I obtain a visa to pursue an internship or training in the US?
A.: In order to comply with the U.S Department of State regulations every exchange visitor needs an official sponsor in order to get a J-1 visa.
Q.: What are the eligibility requirements to participate in Architect-US Professional Career Training Program?
A.: Students and young professionals in the field of Architecture, Engineering and Design, ages 18-35, can participate as long as they meet the requirements of one of the following categories:
Interns: – Students currently enrolled in a University outside of the U.S., or
– Recently graduated with a degree awarded outside the U.S. within 12 months
Trainees: – Graduated with a degree awarded outside the U.S. + 1 year of experience, and
– One (1) year of experience in the field of training, full time, gained outside of the U.S.
Q.: Which professional careers are eligible to participate in the Program?
A.: Students, graduates and young professional of all technical careers in the field of Architecture and Engineering are more than welcome to participate!
Q.: Can Architect-US sponsor the J-1 visa of a participant who already has a job offer from a U.S. based Company?
A.: Correct. Architect-US Career Training Program participant’s could either participate in the:
– “Find your Internship/Training USA” Program by which they will look for their internship/training opportunity in the US and Architect-US will sponsor their visa, health insurance and all related paper work; or by contrary, participate in the
– “Internship and Professional Career Training USA” Programs by which Architect-US will look for participant’s US internship/training opportunity (providing the Committee of Selection approves their credentials for admission).
Q.: The internships / training positions offered by the Program are paid?
A.: All Architect-US Interns and Trainees will have to have a minimum stipend of $10/hour unless the state minimum wage is higher, in which case state minimum wage shall apply. In case of monthly stipend, the minimum required stipend is $1,300/month.
Thanks to all attendees, stakeholders and visits who made it possible! Should you want to learn more about our participation please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org