Use this checklist to complete your Career Training application quickly and accurately.
- For Interns, review the Intern Requirements
- Upload proof of student status or proof of graduation and transcript
- Ensure your training program matches your academic field
- For Trainees, review the Trainee Requirements
- Upload Current and Previous Employment Verification Letter(s)
- Ensure the training program matches your occupational experience/background
- If applying for a hospitality program, review the Hospitality Guidelines
- If training at a hotel or restaurant, ensure your background is in Hospitality or Restaurant Management
- Ensure you are not doing a business-only program at a hotel or restaurant
- Ensure your training program is in one of the fields that InterExchange is designated to sponsor
- Review the Host Employer Requirements
Completing the Application
- Invite the Host Employer to the online application
- Ensure your host completes the DS-7002 Training Plan within the online application. Refer them to the Training Plan Guide for help
- Is there at least one phase for every three to four months of training?
- Has the plan been electronically signed by both you and your host?
- Review the Required Documents section of our website and upload all of the documents needed to complete your application
- Have all non-English documents officially translated to English and upload both the translated and the original documents to your application
- Review, sign and upload both pages of the Fee Disclosure form
- Ensure your Proof of Funds meets our guidelines. See our Cost of Living & Budgeting Guide to determine appropriate funds needed
- Ensure the employer’s Workers Compensation Certificate will be acceptable. Refer your host to our Sample Worker's Compensation Policies
Lindsay joined InterExchange in 2018 and has a B.S. in Finance from Penn State and a M.S. in School Counseling from LIU. She got the travel bug when she spent a semester in London and had the chance to travel all over Europe. After working in finance for a number of years, Lindsay began working with high school exchange students and now is excited to assist students and professionals around the world in pursuing their dream of an internship or training program in the United States.