Work And Travel Program USA            16102 Theme Park Way           Doswell Virginia 23047 USA               Toll Free N...
What is Work And Travel Program?The Summer Work Travel program providesforeign students with an opportunity to liveand wor...
REMEMBERYOU ARE PARTICIPATING IN ACULTURAL EXCHANGE        PROGRAM
Eligibility• Sufficiently proficient in English• Post-secondary school students enrolledin and actively   pursuing a degre...
EmploymentJanus Placed provided by JanusSelf Placed provided by Janus- approved              hospitality employer2nd Jobs ...
Working HoursAverage of 32- 40 hours per week forthe entire durationof the program*your hours depend on the economy of the...
How much can I POTENTIALLY                 earn?• Non Tipped position – 7.25 $US/ hour• Tipped Position (servers) - 2.50 $...
Program Cost• Program Fee• I-901 SEVIS Fee• Insurance
Other Potential Cost• Housing• Contingency Money• We suggest youbring $500~$1000 as yourcontingency money
Are you ready to go to US?
While You are Here• You need to pass the English Test• You need to attend orientation• You may review it online atwww.janu...
PASS the INTERVIEW                 It is BEST to: Be Honest                                Be YourselfCharacteristics we a...
OUR PARNTERS
You are a step closer• Complete documents• Update your PROFILE• Update your Arrival Information
Activate your SEVIS• Update your SEVIS upon arrival• We need to activate your SEVIS beforeyou apply for your Social Securi...
Housing• J1 participants deal directly with the property• Read and understand your housing contractregarding housing depos...
Applying for Social Security Number• Some employers assist in the application ofSocial Security Number• If not, you have t...
Monthly Monitoring• You will receive an email every 15th of themonth.• You need to respond and follow theinstruction on th...
YOUR EMAIL IS YOUR LIFE LINEIf we get your EMAIL wrong, you wont get any updates                    Check your            ...
Response from YOUYou will be given 5 days to respond
PROGRAM CHANGES• SHORTEN / EXTENSION OF Dates• CHANGE of EMPLOYER• CHANGE of HOUSING
Challenges along the way           • Resolve your conflict first with yourEmployer     employer Janus           •Contact u...
How it works  Employer   Janus    DOS
Let’s set Expectations Straight•   Adjustment Period•    Job Location: NOT in BIG Cities•    Planning – confirm participat...
Work TERMINATIONAbsolutelyPOSSIBLE
Grounds for Termination from Program• Job Abandonment / Unauthorized Transfer• Termination from employment•  Police Report...
Implications of Termination• You will need to return home to your country with in 10 days  after your termination• Submit ...
WORK
Your Work• Honor your job agreement• For Hospitality positions, we suggest that you  bring black and khaki pants and work ...
Getting to Work• Public Transport• Walk• Bike* Do your research prior your arrival             to the US
TAXES• State Tax• Federal Tax• W2 Form
Navigating AroundWhere is the nearest social security office?
Travel  WE LOVEJANUS
We hope to see you in the US! 16102 Theme Park WayDoswell Virginia 23047 USA  Toll Free Number: 1-866-249-3888  Email: stu...
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Janus presentation july 16, 2012

  1. 1. Work And Travel Program USA 16102 Theme Park Way Doswell Virginia 23047 USA Toll Free Number: 1-866-249-3888 Email: student@janus-international.com
  2. 2. What is Work And Travel Program?The Summer Work Travel program providesforeign students with an opportunity to liveand work in the United States during theirsummer vacation from college or university toexperience and to be exposed to the people andway of life in the United States. According to the Department of State
  3. 3. REMEMBERYOU ARE PARTICIPATING IN ACULTURAL EXCHANGE PROGRAM
  4. 4. Eligibility• Sufficiently proficient in English• Post-secondary school students enrolledin and actively pursuing a degree• At least 18 years of age
  5. 5. EmploymentJanus Placed provided by JanusSelf Placed provided by Janus- approved hospitality employer2nd Jobs allowed but must be pre-approved by Janus
  6. 6. Working HoursAverage of 32- 40 hours per week forthe entire durationof the program*your hours depend on the economy of the businessCheck your Job Agreement
  7. 7. How much can I POTENTIALLY earn?• Non Tipped position – 7.25 $US/ hour• Tipped Position (servers) - 2.50 $US / hour + TIPS• Overtime – Worked MORE THAN 40 hours perWEEK at most employers*May vary from employer to employer• Overtime per hour = 1.5 x regular rate• OVERTIME NOT GUARANTEED
  8. 8. Program Cost• Program Fee• I-901 SEVIS Fee• Insurance
  9. 9. Other Potential Cost• Housing• Contingency Money• We suggest youbring $500~$1000 as yourcontingency money
  10. 10. Are you ready to go to US?
  11. 11. While You are Here• You need to pass the English Test• You need to attend orientation• You may review it online atwww.janus-international.com/onlineorientation
  12. 12. PASS the INTERVIEW It is BEST to: Be Honest Be YourselfCharacteristics we are looking forIndependentSelf ReliantCan Communicate clearlyPositive Attitude
  13. 13. OUR PARNTERS
  14. 14. You are a step closer• Complete documents• Update your PROFILE• Update your Arrival Information
  15. 15. Activate your SEVIS• Update your SEVIS upon arrival• We need to activate your SEVIS beforeyou apply for your Social Security Number• You must apply for your SSN prior toreceiving your first paycheck
  16. 16. Housing• J1 participants deal directly with the property• Read and understand your housing contractregarding housing deposits, housing rules, andcheck out procedure• Address issues directly with your housingmanager• Be sensitive and respect your room mate
  17. 17. Applying for Social Security Number• Some employers assist in the application ofSocial Security Number• If not, you have to go on your own• If there are any issues in your application,you have to resolve it directly with theSS office.
  18. 18. Monthly Monitoring• You will receive an email every 15th of themonth.• You need to respond and follow theinstruction on the email.
  19. 19. YOUR EMAIL IS YOUR LIFE LINEIf we get your EMAIL wrong, you wont get any updates Check your INBOX
  20. 20. Response from YOUYou will be given 5 days to respond
  21. 21. PROGRAM CHANGES• SHORTEN / EXTENSION OF Dates• CHANGE of EMPLOYER• CHANGE of HOUSING
  22. 22. Challenges along the way • Resolve your conflict first with yourEmployer employer Janus •Contact us first if you face challenges in your program • You are free to call DOS as well after DOS you have notified Janus
  23. 23. How it works Employer Janus DOS
  24. 24. Let’s set Expectations Straight• Adjustment Period• Job Location: NOT in BIG Cities• Planning – confirm participation ASAP.• NOT Vacation but REAL Jobs• Goal = HUGE $$ then, NOT FOR YOU• Arranged Employment = Honor your Agreement
  25. 25. Work TERMINATIONAbsolutelyPOSSIBLE
  26. 26. Grounds for Termination from Program• Job Abandonment / Unauthorized Transfer• Termination from employment• Police Reports Misdemeanor• Underage Drinking (21 years old)• Illegal handling/selling/possession use of drugs• Stealing• Fights• Sexual or Racial Harassment• Illegal Activities• Failure to respond to Monthly Monitoring
  27. 27. Implications of Termination• You will need to return home to your country with in 10 days after your termination• Submit a copy of your return ticket• Submit a copy of your passport with entry stampFailure to do so will leave a negative mark on your SEVIS making it difficult for you to return to the United States.
  28. 28. WORK
  29. 29. Your Work• Honor your job agreement• For Hospitality positions, we suggest that you bring black and khaki pants and work shoes. VS
  30. 30. Getting to Work• Public Transport• Walk• Bike* Do your research prior your arrival to the US
  31. 31. TAXES• State Tax• Federal Tax• W2 Form
  32. 32. Navigating AroundWhere is the nearest social security office?
  33. 33. Travel WE LOVEJANUS
  34. 34. We hope to see you in the US! 16102 Theme Park WayDoswell Virginia 23047 USA Toll Free Number: 1-866-249-3888 Email: student@janus-international.com

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