The Best Cultural Exchange Programs!
InterExchange offers a variety of cultural exchange programs for Americans looking to work, travel, learn or volunteer abroad and for international citizens who want to experience American culture by living and working in a U.S. community.
We make it easy for young people to find the right program for their goals through our Au Pair USA, Camp USA, Career Training USA, Work & Travel USA and Working Abroad programs. InterExchange offers a diverse selection of exciting programs in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, Latin America and the United States.
Short-term or Seasonal Jobs in the USA:
Our Work & Travel USA program is one of the most popular options for international university students to visit the USA while earning money at short-term positions at resorts, restaurants and other seasonal businesses in fun U.S. locations for up to four months. After their work commitment, participants have the option to travel around the U.S. for up to 30 days on the J-1 Visa. Work & Travel USA is a fantastic way to experience American culture and practice English skills, while earning enough to pay for living expenses during the program.
Work in Summer Camps in the USA:
Our Camp USA program allows young adults from 20 countries to experience the fun and adventure of working at an American summer camp. Participants enjoy outdoor activities while building their experience working with kids of all ages, making new international and American friends at camp, improving their English and deepening their understanding of life in the United States..
Work, Volunteer or Teach English Around the World
College students and young professionals from the U.S. dream of living and working abroad. Our Working Abroad program makes it possible! We offer a lot of options to enjoy a gap-year or a shorter amount of time abroad. Participants can volunteer, be an au pair, teach English or do a work & travel program to explore up to 20 different countries. Many programs offer a stipend to supplement expenses, plus some participants may be eligible to apply for funding through our Working Abroad grant. Browse our complete list of Working Abroad programs and countries.
Internships and Training Programs in the USA
Career Training USA provides J-1 Visa sponsorship to students and young professionals who intern or train at U.S. businesses for up to 18 months. Participants are able to advance their careers, while benefiting from the guidance and resources we provide to help ensure an exceptional professional and cultural experience in the U.S.
Live and Work as an Au Pair in the USA
Young people who love working with children and are between the ages of 18 and 26 can spend a year providing child care for a welcoming host family in the United States. Au Pair USA offers young women and men from 30 countries around the world the unique opportunity to live and work in an American household. Weekly stipends, a private room and board are all provided.
How to Apply
InterExchange is a nonprofit organization devoted to promoting cross-cultural awareness through work and volunteer exchange programs. For more than 40 years, InterExchange has been connecting young people from all over the world with life-changing international cultural exchange opportunities. InterExchange is a J-1 Visa sponsor designated by the U.S. Department of State.
Discover how InterExchange can help you achieve your goals and build lifelong, international relationships! Contact us for information on our programs, then take advantage of the many cultural exchange opportunities we provide.
Note: The InterExchange Foundation provides grant funding for specialized projects to deserving Working Abroad participants, as well as international volunteers who arrange their own work abroad programs of at least six months.