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Program Overview&Benefits

The Internship USA Program places foreign college students, recent graduates or young professionals in their field of expertise through J-1 Intern and Trainee Visa categories of the U.S. Government’s Exchange Visitor Program. Highly qualified, motivated and professional individuals prove invaluable assets to nearly every business.

Type of Visa: Intern/Trainee of J-1 visa.

Length of the Program: Intern: Up to 12 months; Trainee: Up to 18 months (hospitality/tourism placements up to 12 months

Participants’ Profile: Applicants are either currently enrolled in or are recent graduates of a degree or certificate granting post-secondary academic institution outside the U.S., or have five years of experience in their occupational field.
Ages typically between 18-35
Advanced level of English

Types of Positions: Positions include, but are not limited to, the following:

* Hospitality and Tourism Management
* Business Administration
* Finance
* Engineering
* Computer Science/IT
* Health Care Administration
* Accounting
* Advertising
* Architecture
* Business Administration/Management
* Marketing
* Public Administration and Law
* Public Relations
* Sales and Marketing

The Primary Objective of The Program: The J-1 Intern and Trainee Program is designed to enhance the skills and expertise of the international participants in their academic or occupational fields through participation in structured and guided work-based training and internship programs and to improve participants’ knowledge of American techniques, methodologies and expertise. Such training and internship programs are intended to increase participants’ understanding of American culture and society and to enhance Americans’ knowledge of foreign cultures and skills through an open interchange of ideas between participants and their American associates. A key goal of the Fulbright-Hays Act, which authorizes these Programs, is that participants will return to their home country and share their experiences with their countrymen at the end of the program.

Benefits of hosting  Interns/Trainees:

* Exchange International does NOT charge you a fee for the Trainee/Intern Program.
* Save on payroll taxes! All participants are exempt from Social Security (FICA), Medicare and Federal Unemployment Tax (FUTA).
* Exchange International promotes your Internship/Training Position offer(s) abroad to get the best selection of candidates.
* Identification, interview and screening of qualified candidates to your specifications.
* All trainees and interns come with full health coverage and travel insurance.
* Preparation and orientation of all participants prior to arrival.
* Opportunity to join us on an overseas recruitment trip to interview face-to-face and personally select interns/trainees.
Improvement of your business relationships, products and services in the international market
* Diversification of your workplace with multicultural perspectives
Improved customer service with multilingual support

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