J-1 Academic Training (AT)
All J-1 students that have academic training (AT) available to them are encouraged to use their academic training to begin their appointment at Princeton. AT is granted to doctoral students for up to 36 months in 18 month installments; and for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree students for up to 18 months total. A graduating student should apply for AT through the international student advisor at their previous F-1 school sponsor.
AT can be used for Princeton appointments as: Assistant Professor, Instructor, Lecturer, Associate Research Scholar, Postdoctoral Research Associate, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Visiting Postdoctoral Research Associate, and Associate Professional Specialist.