The J-1 Student Intern category is available to international students who are currently enrolled in and pursuing a degree program at a postsecondary academic institution outside the United States.
This program is limited to a maximum of 12 months per student’s degree level. In order to be eligible for NYU sponsorship in this category, the student must:
The purpose of the J-1 Student Intern program is to promote international exchange, therefore, internships in this program must:
Once the student has an internship with an NYU faculty member, an administrator in the faculty member’s academic department must verify information, gather documents, complete, and send the completed application to firstname.lastname@example.org at least 90 days prior to the student intern’s requested start date. For interns at the Tandon School of Engineering, faculty members must submit the entire application to email@example.com. Our normal processing time is 10 business days from receipt of a complete application.
The NYU academic department must:
The J-1 student Intern Application must include:
We review the completed application to confirm eligibility, and email the sponsoring department when the DS-2019 is ready.
The sponsoring department sends the DS-2019 and completed and signed DS-7002 to the prospective student intern. Once the student receives the documents, they must pay the SEVIS fee and apply for a J-1 visa.
Review our tips on planning your trip to New York. Make sure you enter the US no more than 30 days before the start date listed on your DS-2019.