The InterExchange Work & Travel USA Program is one of the best ways for Chilean university students to experience what it's like to live, work, and travel in the United States. We know that the J-1 Visa process can be overwhelming and frustrating. For over 50 years, InterExchange, a designated J-1 Visa sponsor, has helped students through the process, making it possible for students to achieve their American dream.


Sign Up

Complete an online application by November 1, 2023

Get Approved

Once approved, you’ll receive your sponsorship documents.


We will provide 24-hour support throughout your program in the U.S.


In order to be eligible for direct sponsorship by InterExchange for the Work Travel Program, you must be:

  • Between the ages of 18 and 28
  • A full-time university student actively pursuing a degree or other full-time course of study at an accredited institution
  • Proficient in spoken and written English
  • You must have completed a Work & Travel program in a previous winter season
  • You may choose to submit your own approvable job offer to return to a previous host employer or join our matching system to be matched with a new host for 2023-2024 winter season

What Our Participants Are Saying


I'm having a great time and meeting loads of new people.

— Mary Kate Q.

I feel that I grew up more than I expected in this experience.

— Maria G.

Every week just seems to get better and better.

— Eve H.
U.S. Department of State-Designated J-1 Visa Sponsor
Alliance for International Exchange
The International Coalition for Global Education and Exchange
European-American Chamber of Commerce New York
Global Ties U.S.
International Au Pair Association
WYSE Travel Confederation