Intern Law and Legal Definition

According to 22 CFR 62.2 [Title 22 Foreign Relations; Chapter i-Department of State; Subchapter G Public Diplomacy and Exchanges; Part 62; Exchange Visitor Program; Subpart A; General Provisions],intern means “a foreign national who either:

1. Is currently enrolled in and pursuing studies at a degree- or certificate-granting post-secondary academic institution outside the United States or

2. Graduated from such an institution no more than 12 months prior to his/her exchange visitor program begin date, and who enters the United States to participate in a structured and guided work-based internship program in his/her specific academic field.”