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Myrtle Beach J1 Community Forum

  • Dunes Golf and Beach Club 9000 North Ocean Boulevard Myrtle Beach, SC, 29572 United States (map)

Join us as we discuss the Summer Work & Travel Program in Myrtle Beach. US Visa sponsors will be on hand as well as the US Department of State, ISOP representatives, employers, community members, volunteers and more. This is a great place to learn how you can get involved or to learn more about the program.

Be Part of the Conversation:

  • Understand the responsibilities of Summer Work Travel Program participants, employers and sponsors.
  • Learn about the Myrtle Beach International Student Outreach Program initiatives and how you can get involved.
  • Meet employers who hire Summer Work Travel participants.
  • Hear from J-1 visa sponsors of the Summer Work Travel Program.
  • Understand the role of the U.S. Department of State.

What is the Summer Work Travel Program?

  • This is a public diplomacy cultural exchange program (J-1 visa) with a work component.
  • Participants are international university students on the J-1 visa who live and work in seasonal communities during summer visitation.
  • Over 3,000 participants live and work in the Myrtle Beach area each summer.
  • After working for a maximum of four months, participants have up to one month to travel around the United States.
Earlier Event: February 21
2018 Legislative Reception
Later Event: March 14
Tourism Marketing Summit