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Test your knowledge with our J1 quiz

How much do you know about the J1 programme?


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Answer these 9 questions to prove whether you're a J1 expert. 

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Q1. How old do you have to be to do a J1?

Correct!

Yes that’s right, you must be 18 or over to participate on a J1 programme.

Wrong answer

Nope! You must be 18 or over to participate in a J1 programme.

Q2. What is the maximum amount of jobs you can have on a J1 programme?

Correct!

Correct, you can have as many jobs as you like.

Wrong answer

​Actually, you can have as many jobs as you like.

Q3. Which of the following groups cannot apply for a J1?

Correct!

Exactly. Legal permanent residents of Great Britain studying in Great Britain cannot apply to do a J1.

Wrong answer

No. The only people on this list who cannot apply for a J1 are legal permanent resident of Great Britain studying in Great Britain.

Q4. If you change address while on your J1, when do you need to notify your sponsoring agency?

Correct!

That’s right. You must notify your sponsoring agency of a change of address within 10 days.

Wrong answer

Wrong answer. You must notify your sponsoring agency of a change of address within 10 days.

Q5. Which of the following professions can you not work as on the J1 programme?

Correct!

That’s right. There are numerous other professions you can’t work in either while on a J1. You can read about them here.

Wrong answer

The correct answer is actually jobs in warehouses. There are numerous other professions you can’t work in either while on a J1. You can read about them here.

Q6. What is new about the J1 programme this year?

Correct!

That’s right. As of 2016, you must have a job secured in advance of participating in a J1.

Wrong answer

Nope. As of 2016, you must have a job secured in advance of participating in a J1.

Q7. Can you still apply if you have been arrested and or convicted of a crime and or drink driving offence?

Correct!

Yes, you can still apply. But you may be required by the US Embassy to complete a medical exam and you are responsible for paying for this. You will need to produce criminal records, copies of statutes, letters explaining the offence, and any other documentation requested by the US Embassy. It may take up to 6-10 weeks longer to process your application.

Wrong answer

Actually, you can still apply. But you may be required by the US Embassy to complete a medical exam and you are responsible for paying for this. You will need to produce criminal records, copies of statutes, letters explaining the offence, and any other documentation requested by the US Embassy. It may take up to 6-10 weeks longer to process your application.

Q8. How many times can you go on a J1 programme?

Correct!

Yes, you can go as many times as you want as long as you are eligible.

Wrong answer

Actually, you can go as many times as you want as long as you are eligible.

Q9. Can final year students apply to go on a J1?

Correct!

You can indeed apply if you are a final year student. You just need to be able to show your intention to return to Ireland at the end of your programme.

Wrong answer

Sorry that’s the wrong answer. You can indeed apply if you are a final year student. You just need to be able to show your intention to return to Ireland at the end of your programme.

So, how did you do?

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Published April 15th2016
Last updated Feb­ru­ary 28th2018
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