Our participants come first. Their health, safety, and welfare is our primary concern.

As a nonprofit organization, our participants and hosts can be confident that our resources are invested in our programs and operations, and that we strive every day to create safe, affordable, and life-changing cultural exchange experiences.

Regulatory Compliance

Our primary focus is participant safety. We are committed to best practices, continual innovation, and a standard of excellence in all that we do. We vigorously adhere to all U.S. Department of State regulations governing the programs we run. We view these regulations as the baseline upon which we build safe and secure programs.

We ensure that our participants and their hosts follow all regulations set forth by the Department of State and maintain contact with us throughout their selected programs. The below resources provide valuable information about the U.S. Department of State regulations for our exchange programs.

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