US Internship Placement Service - German American Chamber of Commerce California

Internships

Companies

Location (s):

  • United States of America

Overview

Participate in an internship in the United States and increase your competitiveness in today’s global job market! Gain professional experience and expand your horizons through on-the-job training in an American company. GACC CA offers you the opportunity to gain cross-cultural experience and understanding by participating in an organized U.S. internship. Our placement service is focused on your needs, ensuring you an internship experience that matches your preferences.

Details

For a fee of 1,250 EUR, our staff will support and guide you through the entire application process, set up interviews on your behalf with U.S. companies, and secure your internship placement. Once your internship placement is confirmed, we can immediately begin to assist you with the J-1 visa process.

Advantages of our program:

  • Our extensive experience guarantees comprehensive care and support throughout the application and visa process. With offices in Germany and California, we are available 18 hours per day for questions or inquiries.
  • GACC CA is networked with over 1,000 U.S. companies, allowing us to arrange internships in a variety of industries, from architecture, business administration, to computer design, data processing, and more.
  • Our knowledgable staff in Germany and California work side-by-side to review your application, locate suitable companies, and assist you throughout the visa process.
  • Individualized contact with a GACC CA staff member ensures that direct support is always guaranteed.
  • Even after your internship is confirmed, GACC CA provides follow-up assistance on issues such as accommodation, securing a U.S. Social Security Number, tax help, etc.

The J-1 Visa Program for all international students and young professionals.

Opportunity is About:


Eligibility

Candidates should be from:

Description of Ideal Candidate:

You are eligible to participate in our J-1 Visa Program if you meet the following requirements:

Students (Intern Category):

  • You are 18 or older.
  • You will complete your internship either during your studies (having completed at least two full semester) outside the U.S. or within 12 months after graduation.
  • Your proposed internship must be in a field directly related to your studies.
  • You must have secured a training position with a company in the U.S.
  • You can demonstrate sufficient financial funds to cover expenses (with a minimum of $1300 per month).
  • You plan to leave the U.S. within 30 days after the completion of your internship.
  • You know English well enough to perform successfully in the proposed internship position.
  • Your internship will not exceed 12 months in length.

Trainees and young professionals (Trainee Category):

  • You are 18 or older.
  • You must have successfully completed your studies in the field of your proposed training outside the U.S. and have at least one year related work experience outside the U.S.
  • non-graduates must demonstrate at least five years of work experience outside the U.S.
  • You must have secured a training position with a company in the U.S.
  • You can demonstrate sufficient financial funds to cover expenses (with a minimum of $1300 per month).
  • You plan to leave the U.S. within 30 days after the completion of your training.
  • You know English well enough to perform successfully in the proposed training position.
  • Your training cannot exceed 18 months. (Exception see Hospitality / Tourism)

Dates:

Deadline: The application period is open for one or more cycles a year


Cost/funding for participants:

Prices for J-1 Interns:

Duration         Fee in EUR

1-3 months      1050,00

4-6 months      1150,00

7-12 months    1500,00 

Prices for J-1 Trainees:

Duration           Fee in EUR

1-3 months        650,00

4-6 months        800,00

7-12 months      1300,00

13-18 months    1600,00

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