The J-1 Trainee Program offers American companies the opportunity to host highly qualified, mature and bilingual trainees from Sweden on a J-1 visa. The trainee candidates have a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and/or have several years experience and specialized skills within their professional field. The J-1 visa Trainee Program offered by the Swedish American Chamber of Commerce is a great way of incorporating fresh perspectives, advanced skills and new ideas into your company during a period of 3 weeks to 18 months.
Why hire a Swedish Trainee/Intern through the SACC J1-visa program?
- Cost Efficient
SACC advises the host company (but is not required) to pay the Trainee/Intern a stipend equivalent to the cost of living in the host company’s location. There are generally no social security or medicine taxes for a J-1 Trainee/Intern. The Trainee/Intern covers insurance costs and travel expenses.
- Qualified Trainees
Well-educated, motivated and bilingual Trainees/Interns for up to 18 months.’
- International Presence
The Trainee/Intern will bring a Scandinavian perspective to your organization.
- Minimum Administration
SACC guides you and your Trainee/Intern through the application process and helps with the necessary documentation making the entire process quick and easy.
Host Company Requirements
- Have an Employer Identification Number and Workman’s Compensation Insurance
- Provide continuous training and supervision
- Have at least one full-time employee working at the office where the intern/trainee will do the training.
- The host company must be a SACC-SF/SV Corporate-or Enterprise member
Categories and Fees
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Contact us for more information or find out more about how a Swedish Trainee/Intern can excel your business at SACC-USA´s Trainee section.