Alaska - Far North

Eric Peter
Tel: 907-465-8509
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The main communities of Alaska's Far North and Northwest regions are Barrow, Kotzebue and Nome. These communities are accessible from Fairbanks or Anchorage via jet or small aircraft. This is one of Alaska’s most diverse regions, filled with cultural opportunities, wildlife and a landscape ranging from coastal plains to mountain ranges.

As Alaska’s visitors cross the Arctic Circle, legend has it that many pilots give the plane a slight “bump” letting passengers know they’ve crossed the legendary circle. Alaska’s Arctic is home to the Inupiat Eskimos, many who still live a subsistence lifestyle and still preserve their history verbally from generation to generation. The Far North is filled with a rich history and natural wonders, from the gold rush days of yore to the Gates of the Arctic National Park and Preserve.

For more information: https://www.travelalaska.com/Destinations/Regions/Far%20North.aspx

 

Alaska participates in the State Conrad 30 program with the Flex 10 option but we do not provide direct recruitment services for J1 candidates.Please review  Alaska DHSS guidelines regarding J-1 Visa Waivers To request a State of Alaska Conrad 30 waiver recommendation letter, candidates generally need to:

  1. apply for a J-1 Visa waiver through the U.S. Department of State;
  2. get a waiver review case number from U.S. Department of State;
  3. secure an employment contract with a medical facility, signed by the candidate and the head of the facility, to provide patient care for at least 40 hours per week for a 3-year term;
  4. send required information to the Alaska Dept. of Health and Social Services:
    • P.O. Box 110610
    • 350 Main Street, Suite 530
    • Juneau, AK 99811-0610

 

J1 Contact Information

Eric Peter
State of Alaska DHSS
Health Planning & Systems Development
PO Box 110650
Juneau, AK 99811-0650
Phone: 907-465-8509
eric.peter@alaska.gov
Workforce Information

Eric Peter
State of Alaska
Department of Health & Social Services
PO Box 110650
Juneau, AK 99811-0650
Phone: 907-465-8509
eric.peter@alaska.gov
Health Planning and Systems Development

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