Greetings from Pan Atlantic! We hope that you are doing well and enjoying your US experience!
Get quick answers to some of the questions our intern/trainees frequently ask after being granted the J-1 visa and arriving in the United States.
If you have a question that is not addressed here please do not hesitate to contact Pan Atlantic - we are always happy to hear from you!
As wage earners, J-1 intern/trainees are required to pay Federal, State and Local income taxes but most are J-1 visa holders are exempt from paying social security and medicare taxes. Your host company will automatically deduct the appropriate taxes from your paycheck.
Pan Atlantic ensures that all program participants have health insurance that meets the requirements set out by The United States Department of State. Your policy details and insurance card are sent via email upon arrival to the US.
As a J-1 program participant we expect that you will conduct yourself in a professional manner at all times during training and outside of your training. You are required to be responsive to any inquiries from Pan Atlantic, report any changes to your email, phone number or address to us within 10 days of making the change, and represent the J-1 program with integrity.