USA J-1 Visa Program

As a newly qualified hospitality professional in the culinary arts, food & beverage, front office, or housekeeping, we are sure you are eager to elevate your career and immerse yourself in a vibrant, dynamic environment!

Imagine honing your skills in the heart of America’s bustling hospitality industry, learning from experts in your field, and experiencing diverse traditions firsthand.

The J-1 visa program offers you an unparalleled opportunity to do just that!


About Hospitality Jobs Africa

Hospitality Jobs Africa Group started back in 2008 and have never looked back. We are a group of talented hospitality recruitment consultants who are all specialists in our particular fields. Not even a epidemic could hold us back….

We stayed together during Covid, putting all our energies into pipe lining out talent pools, refining our hospitality candidate base and knowing for sure, that nothing ever lasts forever.

Step into the world of American hospitality, where innovation meets tradition, and every aspect of guest service tells a story.

With a J-1 visa, you can gain invaluable professional experience, enhance your skills, and build a network of industry leaders and mentors.

This is more than just a job—it’s a journey of personal and professional growth, filled with adventure, creativity, and cultural exchange.

What’s on Offer

Professional Experience

Gain valuable work experience in your field, enhancing your resume and job prospects both in the U.S. and internationally.

Cultural Exchange

Immerse yourself in American culture, improve language skills, and understand different workplace environments.

Networking Opportunities

Build a professional network, establishing connections with industry leaders, peers, and mentors.

Skill Enhancement

Enhance technical and soft skills through on-the-job training and professional development programs.

Diverse Program Categories

Choose from various categories like internships, traineeships, research scholars, and teachers, providing flexibility in type and duration of the experience.

Path to Further Opportunities

Use the J-1 visa as a stepping stone for future opportunities, such as transitioning to other visa categories or applying for jobs in the U.S. after the program ends.

Who are we looking for? 

Don’t miss out on this incredible opportunity to launch your career in hospitality while experiencing all that the USA has to offer.


Next Steps: Install the Survey Add-On

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I am currently enrolled or am a graduate from a Hospitality, Tourism, or Culinary School(Required)
I have recent hospitality experience of 6 months or more in a 4 & 5 * establishment.(Required)
I hold a NQF level 5 or 6 Qualification in Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts or Tourism(Required)
I am between the ages of 18-35(Required)
I have not been on a J1 Visa in the past 2 years(Required)
I have 5 years experience in 4* & 5* Hotels/ Restaurants with no qualification in Hospitality Management, Culinary Arts or Tourism(Required)
I have Start-Up Capital of $2000(Required)
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