J-1 visa occupations in Maine, 2017

Maine employers hire thousands of international students to work here each summer. The young people get J-1 visas, which also are used by foreign exchange students. Here is a breakdown of the Maine visits with J-1 visas this year.


Leading destinations for J-1 student workers in Maine

Here are the top Maine destinations for student workers with J-1 visas, and the number employed there at the peak of summer this year.

Town
Student workers
Old Orchard Beach
436
Ogunquit
136
Bar Harbor
153
Saco
129
Kennebunk
68
Southwest Harbor
60
Portland
48

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