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Regulations Highlights - Summer Work Travel and Intern/Trainee Key Employer Responsibilities

The following J-1 regulations outline Host Employers responsibilities during the arrival period and during the duration of the program. One of most important aspect while facilitating this program is open and transparent communication between the Designated Sponsor and Host Employer and monitoring the safety, health and welfare of each international participant.

Summer Work Travel Key Employer Responsibilities

As reference in {62.32 (o) 3- 4} “Sponsors may place participants only with host employers that agree to:”
(3) Notify sponsors promptly when participants arrive at the work sites to begin their programs; when there are any changes or deviations in the job placements during the participants’ programs; when participants are not meeting the requirements of their job placements; or when participants leave their positions ahead of their planned departures; (4) Contact sponsors immediately in the event of any emergency involving participants or any situations that impact their health, safety, or welfare; and
(5) In those instances when the employer provides housing or transportation, agree to provide suitable and acceptable accommodations and/or reliable, affordable, and convenient transportation.
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Intern/Trainee Key Employer Responsibilities

As reference in {62.22 (h) 2-3} “Sponsors must ensure that:”
(2) Host organizations notify sponsors promptly of any concerns about, changes in, or deviations from T/IPPs during training and internship programs and contact sponsors immediately in the event of any emergency involving trainees or interns;
(3) Host organizations abide by all federal, state, and local occupational health and safety laws; and
(4) Host organizations abide by all program rules and regulations set forth by the sponsors, including the completion of all mandatory program evaluations.
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