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J-1 Visa Requirements


The Washington Center is a designated J-1 Visa sponsor by the U.S. State Department. It is mandatory that you enter the United States with your J-1 Visa. Once you’re accepted into The Washington Center’s program, you’ll be given all the details on how to secure your J-1 Visa. Special provisions may be available for Canadian citizens.


International Students

Sample Internship Placement SitesAdvocacy, Service & Arts

Health Insurance

All J-1 Visa participants must certify that they have a valid health insurance policy to comply with State Department requirements. You will need to bring proof of insurance with you when you come to the United States to provide to The Washington Center.


Health Insurance Policy

Your policy must include:


How to Apply

Please note that the Prudential Foundation Global Citizens Program is no longer continuing beyond Fall 2015 as the Program’s grant was for six years from 2010 to 2015. However, interested students from Brazil, China, India, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan can apply for the Spring 2016 International Leaders Award, which covers the full TWC program fee ($7,998 USD), in order to participate in TWC’s academic internship program.

Sample Internship Sites

Each semester there are many different internship sites that are available to qualified students. Some of the organizations where Prudential fellows have interned include: