J-1 Essentials - Level II: Scholar Program Implementation
Date: January 28, 2021
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
January 27, 2021 1:00 pm
That this program has sufficient registration to run.
A Certificate of Completion is awarded upon completion of the full J-1 Essentials program (J-1 Level I and any J-1 Level II)
This workshop is designed for SEVIS Responsible and Alternate Responsible Officers who are at the Intermediate level of proficiency with a general understanding of the Exchange Visitor Program and SEVIS or who completed J-1 SEVIS Essentials – Level I. A certificate of completion is awarded upon completion of Level I and any Level II.
J-1 Program Administration
Professor, Research Scholar, Short term Scholar and Specialist categories
Differences among these categories
Selection process and criteria
212e and Skills List
12 month and 24 month bars
Pre and post information
Required orientation and insurance
Correct the record and reinstatement
SEVIS and recent Version Updates.
Gray area issues implementing J programs and policies
Update on Department of State issues
Trainers Gwyneth A. Smith, Director of the International Students and Scholars Office at Columbia University Irving Medical Center, Sal Longarino, Director, Office of International Services, Fordham University, Jesse Ruhl, Attorney in private practice and IETS trainer
Location: ZOOM Meeting
Sal, Director of J-1 Training, serves as Director of the Office of International Students and Scholars at Fordham University. Previously, he directed the OISS at New York University for 7 years. Sal was NAFSA's national CAFSS (now called KC-ISSS) chair. He is a past chair of NAFSA's Region X and a past member of One To World’s Board of Directors. He is also currently NAFSA's New York State Whip for Advocacy and NAFSA's Alternate Representative to the DPI/NGO at the UN.
Kimberly Carr serves as an Assistant Director at the Office for International Services at Fordham University. She is the university specialist for the hiring of foreign national instructional staff, which includes H-1Bs, TNs, and J-1 scholars. She is a member of NAFSA and holds two Master of Science degrees, one in Education Administration and Supervision from the Graduate School of Education, Fordham University, and the other in Human Resources Management from the Gabelli School of Business, Fordham University.
The Watson Hotel, NYC
The Watson Hotel is located in midtown Manhattan on West 57th Street, between 9th and 10th Aves.