About Rian

About Rian

Although our main office is located in Boston, Massachusetts, we do have a small remote office in Ireland to help promote our Center and engage with University students as well as recent graduates who are thinking of participating in this life-changing experience!

Here’s how to reach us:

US phone number:  (617) 542-7654

Irish phone number:  +44 0787-400-3325

Email:  J1IWT@riancenter.org

Please note that our working hours are 9AM-9PM (Irish Time)


What Makes Rian J-1 Different?

Rian will get to know you on an individual level.

Rian offers J-1 Exchange Visitors the opportunity to connect with our Resource & Support Team for any support you may need while in the States.

Our Manager of Intern Placements, Adelina Harvey (aharvey@riancenter.org), is available to support you throughout your internship search process and connect you with Rian’s network of employers across the country.

Rian J-1 Staff

Ellie Carver (she/her/hers) is the Director of the Learning Exchange Program and LEP team. She is a passionate relationship builder and has spent most of her career in the nonprofit space focused on educational equity. Ellie is passionate about social change and justice. Outside of work, Ellie loves to spend time in community with others, reading good books, and eating a good meal with those she loves!



Jude Clarke (he/him/his) is the Senior LEP Manager at Rian Immigrant Center. He is passionate about helping J1 Exchange Visitors achieve their dreams. Jude likes rock music and attending concerts. He is also sports crazy and spends much of his time either playing sports or helping his son Ben play them.



Nora Grow (she/her/hers) is the Program Associate for the Learning Exchange Program. She is excited about assisting J-1 Exchange Visitors embark on an exciting moment in their lives. Outside of work, Nora is passionate about community organizing and immigrant rights. On the weekends you can catch her at the skatepark or creating art.



Adelina Harvey (she/her/hers) has a background in community engagement, partnership development, program design and coordination, and student advising in the nonprofit and higher education sectors. She is passionate about advancing antiracism and promoting social justice through education and advocacy. Outside of work, Adelina enjoys crafting, exploring the city, and spending time with friends and family.