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The Trainee & Internship Program places young professionals in various fields in the United States. It offers an opportunity for the individuals to work and further their studies in top hotels, resorts
for six, twelve, or eighteen months.  

Journey Aboard Services Limited works with USA Sponsors, in securing Training and Internship placements for qualified Jamaicans with approved host employers.



To be eligible for the J1 Training Programme, you MUST: 

  1. Have a degree, or professional certificate with at least one year of prior related work experience in your occupational field.

  2. Or, have at least five years of related-work experience gained outside the United States in your occupational field.

To be eligible for the J1 Internship Programme you MUST: 

  1. Be currently enrolled in and pursuing studies at a degree level, or certificate granting post–secondary academic institution outside the United States.

  2. Or, have graduated from such school within 12 months of the start of your internship.

For both programs, applicants must:

  • Apply for programs related only to their studies and/or professional experience.

  • Demonstrate English proficiency

  • Participate in a Skype, or in-person interview

  • Apply for compulsory Sickness and Accident Insurance 

  • Apply for the J-1 visa in their home country 

  • Enter the U.S. on the J-1 visa (change of status within the U.S. is not permitted)

In most cases the following will also be required:

  • Proof of work experience - supporting the dates you worked for employers and the duties you performed

  • Participant’s essay

  • Proof of education completed

  • Certified copy of certificate, degree, or diploma; OR

  • Official letter from post-secondary educational institution confirming graduation date, and educational level completed (degree/certificate/diploma), and field of study: OR Official Transcript from post-secondary educational institution.

  • Police Background Check


We offer specific services to students:

  • Embassy Appointment/Scheduling

  • Embassy Visa Application Consultation 

  • Booking of Plane Ticket

  • Filing Tax Returns


We offer specific training to students:

  • Customer Service Training (Mandatory)

  • Basic Food Preparation (Mandatory for J-1 Students handling Food)


We offer specific services to employers:

  • Recruiting and Screening Applicants

  • Interviewing Applicants

Access registration information & apply for any program

of your choice in our exclusive Member's Area!

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Pizza Jerks is a family owned and operated business since 1996. Originally starting in Killington, Vermont then moved to Canada St. in Lake George in 2003. When Pizza Jerks moved to it's location on Iroquois St. in 2006 it became even more popular with the locals as it creates a relaxing casual environment to enjoy delicious food. 

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Located on Fontana-On-Geneva Lake, the hotel boast a picturesque view overlooking Geneva Lake. The Abbey Resort is bringing amazing food, drinks and live music to the waterfront. The Abbey Resort is perfect for any occasion. 

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