Cultural Exchange

What is a Cultural Exchange program?

They provide individuals an opportunity to travel abroad to work and immerse themselves in an environment that encourages people from diverse backgrounds to interact and share experiences.

Summer Work Travel

The Summer Work Travel program offers international students a chance to reside and work in the United States during their summer break from college or university. This initiative enables them to immerse themselves in the American culture and way of life.

Requirements for Eligibility:
  • Proficient in the English language in order to effectively interact with an English speaking environment.
  • Students pursuing higher education beyond the secondary level, currently enrolled in a degree program or a full-time course of study at an accredited traditional, classroom-based post-secondary educational institution located outside the United States.
  • Have successfully completed at least one semester or semester equivalent of post-secondary academic study.
  • Pre-placed in a job prior to entry into the United States unless from a visa waiver country.

Intern Program

Our intern program is crafted to enable international college and university students or recent graduates to visit the United States, immersing themselves in U.S. culture and acquiring practical experience in American business practices within their selected occupational field.

Requirements for Eligibility:
  • Individuals presently registered and actively engaged in academic pursuits at an international post-secondary institution that awards degrees or certificates, situated outside the United States, or

  • Who have completed their studies at such an institution no more than 12 months prior to their exchange visitor program start date.

Categories:
  • Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing
  • Arts and Culture
  • Construction and Building Trades
  • Education, Social Sciences, Library Science, Counseling, and Social Services
  • Health Related Occupations
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Information Media and Communications
  • Management, Business, Commerce, and Finance
  • Public Administration and Law
  • The Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics, and Industrial Occupation

Trainee Program

Our trainee program is structured to facilitate foreign professionals visiting the United States to immerse themselves in U.S. culture while undergoing training in American business practices relevant to their chosen occupational field.

Requirements for Eligibility:
  • Individuals presently registered and actively engaged in academic pursuits at an international post-secondary institution that awards degrees or certificates, situated outside the United States. 

  • Possesses a five-year work history outside the United States within the desired occupational field for which they are seeking training.

Categories:
  • Agriculture, Forestry, and Fishing
  • Arts and Culture
  • Construction and Building Trades
  • Education, Social Sciences, Library Science, Counseling, and Social Services
  • Health Related Occupations
  • Hospitality and Tourism
  • Information Media and Communications
  • Management, Business, Commerce, and Finance
  • Public Administration and Law
  • The Sciences, Engineering, Architecture, Mathematics, and Industrial Occupations

Teacher Program

Foreign teachers have the opportunity to teach in accredited primary and secondary schools in the United States.

Requirements for Eligibility:

  • Meet the qualifications for teaching in primary or secondary schools in their country of nationality or last legal residence 

  • Be working as a teacher in the home country or country of legal residence at the time of application, or, if not working as a teacher, otherwise meet the eligibility qualifications and (a) have recently (within 12 months of application) completed an advanced degree and (b) have two years of full-time teaching experience within the past eight years.

  • Have a degree-equivalent to a U.S. bachelor’s degree in either education or the academic subject field in which they intend to teach

  • Have a minimum of two years (24 months) of teaching or related professional experience.

  • Satisfy the standards of the U.S. state in which they will teach Possess sufficient proficiency in the English language.

Camp Counselor Program

The Camp Counselor Program enables post-secondary students, youth workers, and teachers to share their culture and ideas with the people of the United States in camp settings throughout the country. You will have the opportunity to share your language, culture, and customs with the Americans you meet in your camps, local communities, and travel destinations over the course of your summer break. As you meet new people, make new friends, and experience new personal and professional challenges, you will learn about the United States, its values, and its people

Requirements for Eligibility:
  • At least 18 years old.
  • Sufficiently proficient in the English language to supervise and interact with American youth.
  • A foreign post-secondary student, youth worker, teacher or individual with specialized skills.

Customize Educational and Cultural United States Trips

We can design a trip to the United States according to your institution’s preferences.

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