J-1 Visa Programs in the United States
Do you dream about living and working in the United States while making new American friends? Experience American culture first-hand through Spirit’s J-1 visa exchange programs in the USA.
Intern or Train in the USA
International students and young professionals intern and train with US businesses. You can gain valuable professional development through hands-on training.Learn More
Teach in the USA
International teachers teach in accredited primary or secondary U.S. schools for 1-3 years. Learn how you can teach American students STEM, Foreign Language, Special Education and more.Learn More
Work & Travel in the USA
International university students participate in a J-1 Work & Travel Program in the USA for 2-4 months. Experience American culture while working in a seasonal hospitality position in the USA.Learn More
Welcome the World to Your Workplace
Spirit offers American employers and accredited K-12 schools the opportunity to host international students, young professionals and teachers through a variety of program options.
Host an Intern or Trainee
Add an international perspective to your office with J-1 Interns and Trainees from around the world. Whether you are a large engineering firm or a small luxury resort, we have the right candidates for you.Learn More
Host an Exchange Teacher
Spirit’s J-1 Visa Teacher Program matches qualified international teachers and K-12 schools in the USA for 1- 3 year programs teaching foreign language, STEM, Special Education and more.Learn More
About Spirit Cultural Exchange
Spirit Cultural Exchange is designated by the United States Department of State as a BridgeUSA Program Sponsor for the J-1 Work and Travel, Internship, Trainee and Teacher Programs. Spirit’s U.S. based exchange programs allow you to truly immerse yourself in American culture while gaining professional experience or training in your field of expertise. We aim to provide all participants with a life-changing exchange experience, each contributing toward a global “spirit” of international peace and understanding that lasts long after the program ends. Spirit also offers cultural exchange programs outside the USA for Americans curious about the world.
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