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Students’ work and travel programme goes full throttle

Mark Foster, president of the Jamaican Association of Employment and Cultural Exchange (JAECE), said that the number of university students who travelled overseas on the work and travel programme this year increased, when compared to 2020. Foster said that in 2020, there was a noticeable decline in applicants, with about 500 being allowed to go […]

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Mutual Benefits: The Exchange Visitor Program (J-1 Visa)

Introduction The Exchange Visitor Program, also known as the J-1 Visa Program, has been attracting foreign students, teachers and other professionals from around the world to the United States for a short-term work experience. For nearly five decades, the U.S. and the participating countries have found the program to be mutually beneficial. The U.S. benefits […]

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Understanding the US J-1 Summer Work & Travel Program: The Truths and Myths

The J-1 Summer Work and Travel Program is increasingly becoming a popular alternative for university students seeking an opportunity to financially assist with funding their tuition. This increased popularity however is not in keeping with what the true purpose of the program is about. The fact is that a number of students seem misguided as to […]

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