Hiring International Scholars Using the J-1 Visa, Part 2

Course Description

Participants will focus on special situations in hiring non-U.S. citizens using the J-1 visa, selecting the J-1 categories, applicable bars, effect of the two-year home residency requirement, facilitating international travel and how to help international scholars avoid common pitfalls.

By the end of the course, participants will have reviewed:

  • The comparative benefits of the J-1 visa
  • The most important restrictions and limitations of the J-1 visa
  • Special issues related to employment and travel


Hiring International Scholars Using the J-1 Visa, Part 1

Note: This course is intended for staff who work in academic departments or research units that hire international scholars.


Mary Alurwar
Daniel Padron
Simone Kueltz


Date | Time | Location

March 23, 2023

Hamilton Room, Heitman Staff Learning Center