J1 Programs usa

Intern / Trainee

Gain real-world skills and insights into American business practices.

Detail about the package

What's included

Experience an internship for up to 12 months or participate in a trainee program for up to 18 months. Gain real-life skills and insights into American business acumen as you develop integral skills and a greater understanding of the global market.  You will return home better prepared to stand apart in the competitive global job market for your bright future.

SPI Internship USA is designed for current university students or recent graduates  who are eager to supplement their educational degree with real world training and experience., SPI will  arrange your internship opportunity in the U.S., and provides sponsorship via our partners for your J-1 intern or trainee visa. SPI will assist with job placement, sponsorship visa and SPI will be there to support you throughout your program from start to finish with 24/7 access to our team.


Work with SPI team to polish and perfect your resume and participate in an interview to prepare for interviews with Host Organizations


SPI will schedule you for interviews with US Host Organizations for job placement until you receive a job offer. SPI will process all paperwork and vetting for approval in order to receive the DS 2019.


Through SPI's partner J1 Sponsor, we offer the full package including when it comes to our Inter/Trainee program. SPI also offers housing options.


SPI offers 24/7 support during the Program for safety and guidance.

learn new skills that will help you stand out in
today’s competitive job market.

SPI students will be provided with a U.S. Department of State J-1 visa. The J1 visa allows an international university student or recent grads to live and work in the U.S. for up to twelve  months. A J1 Inter visa designation also offers you the possibility to travel for an additional 30 days after the completion of your paid Internship employment concludes.

The Intern/Trainee Program offers participants a J1 visa valid for up to 12 months (Intern) and up to 18 months (Trainee). Participants will also be eligible to travel for 1 month before or after their J1 program.

The American workforce along with your time in America will allow you to cultivate life-long relationships and friendships with coworkers, colleagues and business leaders. The program will also foster and help you to hone your skills to be better prepared for your future once you return home as you further your career based on the skill sets and experience from your valuable time in America.

Imagine the life-long benefits of putting your degree to work by supplementing it with the real-world experience of working in a foreign land and honing your skills or craft which will better prepare you and enable you to stand above-the-crowd when interviewing for a future position back home. The benefits this experience will provide will continue to pay dividends over your career, often separating you from the pack and show-casing your global knowledge and experience. This type of global skill-set can best  be accomplished when participating in an Intern or Trainee program in a foreign land.

The unique opportunity to travel to America and participate on a J1 Intern/Trainee program will allow you to create long lasting contacts and connections and these connections will assist you in expanding your career goals and aspirations and will help you to solidify the career you desire when you return home.

Once you have decided to enroll in one of our rewarding SPI internship or trainee USA programs please contact an SPI team leader who will discuss all application materials and review your internship goals and options.  

Upon solidifying your formal placement and your application and training plan are approved, then you will receive Form DS-2019 “Certificate of Eligibility for Exchange Visitor Status.” Upon receipt of your official DS-2019 Form you will schedule a J-1 visa interview with your local U.S. embassy or consulate. Our SPI team leaders stand ready to support you and based on our thorough application process, proper vetting, and tedious preparation, most applicants are granted visas. 

Once your visa has been approved you will embark on your journey to America to participate and enjoy what will be an extremely rewarding and beneficial life-long experience as you prepare to enhance your future career.

To be eligible for the SPI  INTERN USA Program, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be a full-time university student or recent graduate (within 1 year) outside the US
  • Be able to communicate  in English, both at work and in a community (SPI Director to Interview)
  • Intern in a field related to your studies or academic background

To be eligible for the SPI  TRAINEE USA Program, you must:

  • Be at least 18 years old
  • Be able to communicate  in English, both at work and in a community (SPI Director to Interview)
  • Train in a field related to your professional background
  • Have a degree and at least one year of professional experience outside of the U.S. related to the proposed training, or have five years of professional experience outside of the U.S. related to the proposed training

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