J1 Summer Work & Travel Program is a cultural exchange program created by the U.S. Government to give Foreign University/College students a chance to experience living, working & traveling in the USA.
e-JAM, Employment Jamaica has worked for the past 10 years in conjunction with J1 U.S. Program Sponsors in providing qualified Jamaican university and college students to U.S. employers. We handle the recruiting and provide pre-screened candidates to fit your work environment. In addition, the DS-2019 Form needed to apply for the J1 Visa will be taken care of along with medical insurance and ongoing assistance throughout the program. All this free to the employer.
- Absolutely no cost to Employers - no placement fees, or FUTA and FICA taxes for seasonal employees
- Our students speak English
- Students are medically insured for the complete work period
- All J1 Students are checked and monitored by our designated Program Sponsor
- An ideal way of adding diversity to your organization
- Jamaica is close to the U.S., therefore airfare for the students are affordable
As you might know Jamaica has a very vibrant tourist industry, therefore many of our candidates are receiving formal training from vocational and tertiary institutions, who all boast an excellent degree program in hospitality. Some students have gained work experience in Jamaica's premier hotels and resorts. Therefore, we have a large number of hospitality college and university students island-wide that are interested in participating in the Summer Work and Travel Program for 2021.
We invite you to experience our Jamaican hospitality!