It, too, is part of the J-1 visa category of the U.S. government’s Exchange Visitor Program. The Trainee program gives young professionals the opportunity to gain practical training experience in the U.S. for up to 18 months.
Professional Career Training (PCT), eligibility criteria:
1. Trainee must be a graduate of foreign post-secondary institution with one year of work experience outside the U.S. (Five years of work experience related to the proposed training program may be substituted for a post-secondary education provided the applicant has graduated from secondary school.)
2. Applicants must be between the ages of 20 and 40.
3. Applicants must have English language skills to function in a business setting.
For more information contact:
Anna Cash Mitchell, BCW Director of Employer Relations