Work for an American company, based on your specialty. The maximum duration of the program is 12 months.
The program for non-students is divided into 2 categories: Internship USA and Professional Career Training USA.
To know if you are eligible to the program you will need to answer the following questions:
If you answered “YES” to all questions above, then contact your representative of Student Travel, to establish which of the above categories fits you best.
What is the DS-7002 Training/Internship Plan?
This form is required by the U.S.A. State department and is the official document of your internship program.This plan must be completed by the host and will contain a detailed description of participant’s responsibilities during the entire program.
Things to remember
DS-7002 will guide you and the host Company to a successful experience. Having once completed it, you will notice that it contains useful information, which will help you to understand what your responsibilities and expectations of the host company will be and what you will get from this internship program.
This form is primordial for your sponsor CIEE as well. As a sponsor, CIEE will check if the training plan meets the requirements of the program. DS-7002 in addition to the requirements of the program contains details about the host company and the type of internship that it will provide.
Find your internship offer
Before you apply to the program, you need to find an offer for an internship in your field of study. If you have not done it yet, don’t hesitate! The more you reserve to gain an internship offer, the higher the chances are to find the most suitable offer. Sources in this section will help you find the offer, which would suit you best. You will find models of successful CVs and letters of intent, as well as tips for an interview on the phone or via web camera.
Determine the purposes
Before to start searching for offers, you need to identify your expectations of the internship program.
Below you will find a few questions that would help you to set your goals and your expectations of this program:
As a first step, set your goals and take them into account when you choose an internship offer. This would help not only to choose the most suitable offer, but also to impress the potential employer with well-defined goals during the application process.