J-1 Intern & Trainee



Globalize your work place by welcoming an AHA international intern or trainee into your hospitality organization! J-1 participants are highly motivated individuals who bring fresh energy and are enthusiastic about gaining hospitality career experience and are eager to collaborate and share with your U.S. employees.

The primary objectives of the J-1 Internship and Trainee programs are to enhance the skills and knowledge of the participant through structured and guided work-based training and to improve participants’ knowledge of American techniques, methodologies. The J-1 programs offered by AHA give organizations the opportunity to hire talent from around the world as part of the U.S. government’s Exchange Visitor Program. AHA is designated as a program sponsor by the U.S. Department of State.

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