The J-1 Irish Work and Travel visa program (known as the J-1 Graduate visa) allows Irish university graduates to spend 14 months in the States- 12 months to work and two 30 day grace periods to get settled and travel! It is a U.S. cultural exchange opportunity for students and graduates who want to gain an excellent piece of international work in a placement related to their field of study, and to experience life in the United States. 

At the Rian Immigrant Center (formerly Irish International Immigrant Center/IIIC), we have helped over 3,000 Irish students and graduates start their careers through our program. Rian J-1 will support you throughout the entire process, including assisting you as you seek a suitable paid placement in your area of study.

Why Rian J-1?