United States: Alabama, Anchorage, Atlanta and 16 other cities
Throughout the year
* Internships are open to:
- Students currently enrolled in a degree or professional certificate program in a college, university, or other post-secondary academic institution outside the US
- Individuals who have graduated from these institutions within 12 months of the internship start date
* Training programs are open to:
- Individuals who hold a degree or professional certificate from a post-secondary academic institution, college, university, or other post-secondary academic institution outside the US and at least one year of related professional experience outside the US
- Individuals with at least five years of related professional experience outside the US. (These participants must provide letters of reference from former employers to verify their work experience.)
* All program participants must also:
- Complete an internship or training program with an eligible host employer.
- Be between the ages of 18 and 38.
- Be involved in an internship or training program related to their studies (Interns) or professional experience (Trainees).
- Be interviewed in-person, over the phone or via web camera by InterExchange or an approved InterExchange cooperator.
- Have verifiable English language skills and possess comprehension of English terminology of their field.
- Have sufficient funds to support themselves during their time in the USA (including housing and living costs).
- Be involved in an internship or training program in a field that InterExchange is designated to sponsor, including the following: Architecture, Arts and Culture, Business, Commerce & Finance, Engineering, Hospitality & Tourism, Information Media & Communications, Management, Marketing & Sales, Public Administration & Law, the Sciences, and Industrial Occupations. InterExchange cannot sponsor training programs in medicine, teaching, social work, or manual labor.
- Public Administration & Government
Cost in US$:
Starting at 625
Program Fees Include:
* Program Fee: Variable by length of program (inquire online for fee information)
* SEVIS Fee: USD 180 (payable to the Department of Homeland Security upon acceptance to the program)
* Embassy/Consulate Fee: Approximately USD 160, paid to the Embassy/Consulate
* Round-trip transportation to the USA (arranged by applicant)
* Housing (arranged by applicant)
* Basic living expenses (varies by applicant)
Varies by location and employer
- Per J-1 Visa Regulations:
* Interns may only pursue internships that are related to their academic field of study
* Trainees may only pursue training programs that are related to their occupational field
This Program is open to
Typically Participants Work
Application Process Involves
- Phone/Video Interview
- Letters of Reference
- Written Application