University of Nebraska Medical Center

International Graduates

We welcome applicants from outside the United States. Our Office of Global Engagement provides information and several services related to visa sponsorship and related topics for departments at UNMC, as well as international students, scholars and employees.


  • Graduation from medical school within the last five years
  • Clinical experience in the United States
  • Activity in clinical medicine within the past five years
  • Three letters of recommendation two from surgeons
  • Complete SF Match application (we only accept applications through SF Match)
  • USMLE transcript
  • First time passage of USMLE Step 1 & 2, must have completed Step 3 prior to Match
  • We sponsor J1 visas and can sponsor H1 visas based on the applicant’s overall qualifications (to qualify for H1 visa, USMLE III must be completed successfully)
  • ECFMG certification required at time of application