according to your passport
Passport must be valid till May 2019 at least.
Self - you need to present your own job offer before you can apply for a J1 visa at he embassy. Your job offer has to be accepted by the J1 visa sponsor.
Lifeguards - you will work as lifeguard on the East coast
Full - you choose 3-5 employers from the list of available employers provided by the sponsoring organization;
Premium Locations - job offers in locations such as California, New York City, Hawaii etc., or in other locations where the pay rate is $10/h or more
Returner - you return to the same employer as last year (sponsor CHI)
You can start working no earlier than May 25 and finish your work no later than September 25.