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Increasingly Mexican programmer looking for a job in Silicon Valleyand in the United States in general. And is that the one hub The world’s best-known technology also offers a wide range of opportunities to develop and grow professionally Salaries between $ 80,000 and more than $ 1 million per year, according to the experience of the professional.
This region in northern California is considered the Mecca of innovation. The most important technology companies are located here, such as Google, Facebook, Amazon, Apple Inc., to name just a few. In addition, it is home to thousands of emerging companies (Startups) in more than 700 different categories of companies;; from autonomous vehicles, robotics, drones to E-commerce.
Indeed, Mexico has become the new breeding ground for talent Startups American technologyThis is no surprise as there are highly qualified, experienced and competent professionals in our country who respond to the demands of a sector such as technology in constant change and development.
Figures from 2020 show that working relationships between Mexican professionals and companies in the US are booming. That year, the number of open positions in the US for technology positions was targeted to residents of Mexico grew by 13% With respect to 2019, it was announced by the Information and Communication Technologies (EmpleoTI) job search website, as published in The economist.
Although these numbers reflect the growth in offerings that enable the Mexican worker to do remote work (Home office), they also serve to see that US companies are keen to recruit Mexican talent.
However, if you are looking for a personal work experience in Silicon Valley, you should know that there are currently several alternatives to get it. One of them is apply for a work visa for skilled workers (TN)This gives you legal access to the US job market.
The TN Visa, created after the signing of the North American Free Trade Agreement (North Free Trade Agreement – NAFTA) is reserved exclusively for Mexican and Canadian professionals seeking temporary transfer to the United States.
To apply, yes or yes, you must have a job offer from a US company. Later, you will need to apply for the TN visa at the US embassy in Mexico City or at a US consulate. As a Mexican citizen, you must manage the TN-2 visa.
Next, I’ll share the key points that need to be considered in order to complete the TN Visa process:
- Have a professional ID and a Mexican passport.
- It is required that a profession is explicitly listed in the NAFTA Annex. Most of them require a university degree. I am providing you with a list of NAFTA recognized professions.
- The first step is to get a contract or job offer from an American company.
- The visa is temporary and has an initial validity of three years. However, it can be extended indefinitely. For more information on the TN visa, contact the State Department “Mexican and Canadian Skilled Workers Under NAFTA”.
Another option you currently have is to apply through the Job recruitment programs, the way they are Talentum.space Y. Ai Lab SchoolBoth were created to bring and facilitate contact between Mexican professionals and companies in the USA.
Talent is a private program that began in 2018 and consists of a 21 step process aimed at getting Mexican professionals to live and work in the United States legally and quickly.
Once the process begins with talent, the average time that candidates receive a job offer is one to three months.
Are you wondering what you need for this program? I describe it below:
- A TN visa.
- Speak English: You have an advanced level of English.
- University degree or professional license within the TN professions.
- Job offer from a company in the USA (the talent process advises and helps you in this part).
- Willingness to find a new job and relocate to the United States.
- In addition to talent, there is the Ai Lab School program.
this is that First online education and job placement program in Mexico on Artificial Intelligence. For three months it provides you with training and the basic fundamentals for developing skills in AI programming. You will later be recruited and guided to apply for vacancies in Silicon Valley or another hub Technology in the United States like Houston, Seattle, or New York.
This program is aimed at Mexican programmers only and at the end Ai Lab School and Talentum will help you find a job in the USA.
As you can see, there are several ways to apply for a job in Silicon Valley.
Remember that getting a job in this city offers great opportunities, e.g. B. To expand your career in the best technology environment, to face the most innovative challenges in the industry and earn between 80 and 200 thousand dollars a yearwhich corresponds to a Salary from 30,000 to 80,000 Mexican pesos per week.
Take advantage of these alternatives and apply today. You can be the next Mexican programmer to work in Silicon Valley.