An internship in the U.S. is an incredible learning opportunity that should significantly boost your future career prospects. These professional, personal, and cultural experiences were likely part of the reason you decided to participate in the first place!
Now that your program has come to an end, it’s time to take a look at that experience and how you can use it to develop your career. InterExchange Career Training USA wants you to succeed, so we have compiled some resources on how to leverage your internship or training experience in your future job search.
- How to Leverage Your International Internship in Your Job Search
- How to Ask for Professional References and Recommendation Letters
- Using LinkedIn for Your Job Search
- Leveraging Social Media in the Job Search
- Networking - Make the Most Out of Your U.S. Experience
Would you like to receive $100? If you have friends who want to intern or train in the USA, share your referral code with them before they start their InterExchange Career Training USA application. They will receive a $100 discount off their program fee, and once they arrive in the USA, you’ll receive a $100 reward!
Learn more about how to refer your friends to InterExchange here!
Want to feel inspired? See what your fellow Career Training USA alumni are doing now on our Career Training USA blog!
We would also love to hear about what you’ve been up to since completing your Career Training USA program! Take this one-minute survey and tell us about your new job, promotion, projects, whether you’ve returned to school — anything you’d like to share with InterExchange and your fellow program alumni.
You can also connect with other alumni and build upon your exchange experience through the State Department’s International Exchange Alumni website.
Though you may have been confronted with “culture shock” when you arrived in the U.S. for your internship/training program, you may also experience similar feelings upon your return home.
Reverse culture shock, though lesser known than culture shock, is a phenomenon experienced by those returning to their home country after spending substantial time living abroad. We’ve compiled a list of some of the challenges faced as well as some tips for dealing with them.