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Exchange Visa Intern Opening at OISS

Posted By: Meg Elizabeth Dedyne    Published: Wednesday, 08 Jul 2015

Exchange Visa Internship

There is an upcoming opening at OISS for an Exchange Visa Intern. The Exchange Visa Intern will provide clerical and project assistance to the regulatory side of the MSU J-1 Visa Program, which is one of the top 20 largest academic J-1 programs in the US.


  • Package and distribute immigration documents to departments across campus.
  • Create, maintain, and send initial email communication to departments and scholars on J-1 Scholar arrival and departure lists.
  • Intake and triage of DS-2019 requests, as well as fulfillment of record keeping procedures post-completion of DS-2019 request.
  • Answer program email account.
  • Basic OISS/Info database J-1 Scholar updates.
  • Reception Duties: answer telephone, greet students and scholars upon arrival, triage appointments during walk-in advising hours, etc.
  • Other reception, clerical, and office duties as assigned.


  • Graduate student status preferred, talented undergraduates will be considered.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Ability to work with frequent interruptions.
  • Experience working with diverse and/or international population preferred.
  • Interest in government policy & regulation preferred.
  • Interest in the profession of international educational exchange preferred.


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