Timelines


Enhance your summer staff with reliable Work & Travel participants.
Enhance your summer staff with reliable Work & Travel participants.
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Summer Season

September - January

Employers enroll by completing an Employer Registration Form (online, by telephone, or email). Your InterExchange Regional Manager will contact you to discuss the information provided.

November - February

InterExchange Work & Travel USA staff travel abroad to interview applicants and give orientations.

January - June

The matching process begins. Your InterExchange representative begins emailing student applications for you to review.

May - July

You should expect to hear from your students about their travel arrangements the day after they arrive in the U.S.

September - November

Students finish their work commitments, travel, and return home in time to begin classes in their home countries.

Winter Season

June - October

Employers enroll by completing an Employer Registration Form (online, by email, or by telephone). As soon as we receive your Employer Registration Form, your InterExchange Work & Travel USA Regional Manager contacts you to discuss your hiring needs.

Late August

InterExchange Work & Travel USA staff travel abroad to interview applicants and give orientations.

Early September

The matching process begins. Your InterExchange representative begins emailing student applications to review.

September - November

The matching process continues.

December

You should expect to hear from your international student staff about their travel arrangements the day after they arrive in the U.S.

March - April

Students finish their work commitments, travel, and return home in time to begin classes.

Spring Season

July

Employers enroll by completing an Employer Registration Form (online, by email, or by telephone). As soon as we receive your Employer Registration Form, your InterExchange Regional Manager contacts you to discuss the information you provided.

November

InterExchange Work & Travel USA staff travel abroad to interview applicants and give orientations.

March

You should expect to hear from your students about their travel arrangements the day after they arrive in the U.S.

June - July

Students finish their work commitments, travel and return home in time to begin classes.

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U.S. Department of State-Designated J-1 Visa Sponsor
Alliance for International Exchange
Exclusive partner of the Erasmus Student Network for J-1 Visa sponsorship of internships in the U.S.
European-American Chamber of Commerce New York
Generation Study Abroad
Global Ties U.S.
International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation