Make sure you meet the requirements to become an au pair in America with InterExchange Au Pair USA. Then, here are the steps you'll take to get to your host family!
InterExchange's international cooperator in your home country will contact you and send you a link to begin the online application.
Complete your online application and submit any additional required documents to your local agency. The local agency will review your application and schedule an in-person interview.
The local agency will send your application to the InterExchange headquarters in New York to begin the matching process. You are now ready to start interviewing host families!
Once your family extends an offer to you, you will have the chance to accept. You're on your way to becoming an au pair!
5. Visit the Embassy
You'll have your J-1 visa interview at the embassy or consulate.
6. Travel to the U.S.
Here is where your adventure starts! InterExchange will arrange a flight for you.
7. Orientation & Training
You'll have a four-day Orientation & Training in New York City, where you'll learn about the program in-depth and meet other au pairs.
Once you've completed your Orientation & Training, you're ready to join your host family!