Programs

INBOUND PROGRAMS
(in the United States)

Train USA
Cultural exchange providing international students and young professionals the opportunity to complete career-focused internships and training programs with U.S. companies for up to 18 months.
For participants | For hosts

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Full year, work-study scholarship program providing young German professionals with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training abroad.
For hosting a German participant

Edmund S. Muskie Internship Program
Professional development program offering current Fulbright students from Eurasia the chance to apply skills they are learning in the classroom to a workplace setting.
For participants

IAESTE United States
Reciprocal exchange providing career-building internships for students majoring in technical fields at host companies in the United States.
For participants | For hosts

International Visitor Leadership Program 
The Department of State’s premier professional exchange, IVLP enables emerging world leaders to gain firsthand knowledge about the U.S., its people, policies, and culture through carefully designed short-term visits. 
Learn more about our role in IVLP

Korea WEST
Cultural exchange for leading South Korean university students to study English, complete a professional internship, and travel in the United States.
For participants | For hosts

Teach USA
Teacher exchange connecting experienced foreign educators with full-time placements for up to three years at U.S. primary and secondary schools.
For participants | For hosts

TOMODACHI Initiative
U.S. tour designed to foster leadership skills of Japanese female university students through mentorship, with the aim of advancing women’s economic empowerment and deepening Japan’s appreciation for American culture and ideals.
Learn more about our role in TOMODACHI

 

OUTBOUND PROGRAMS
(outside the United States)

Alfa Fellowship Program
Professional development program annually providing accomplished young Americans and Britons the opportunity to live abroad and work at leading Russian organizations.
For participants

Berlin Startup Program
Individualized program providing full-time university students (both U.S. and international) with internships at Berlin-based startups.
For participants

Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals
Full year, work-study scholarship program providing U.S. students and young professionals with an understanding of everyday life, education, and professional training in Germany. 
For U.S. applicants for program to Germany

Cultural Vistas Fellowship
A multinational program providing U.S. university students with funded opportunities to enrich their academic learning through internship and immersion experiences in Argentina, Germany, and India.
For participants

EMGIP Fellowship
One to three-month program providing U.S. and Canadian students with internships in the German state parliament.
For participants

IAESTE United States
International internship program for U.S. students in technical fields with placements in 15-20 different countries.
For participants

Internships Abroad
Personalized professional internship placement programs in Argentina, Chile, Germany, and Spain for U.S. students.
For participants

Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship
Comprehensive professional development program in Germany for accomplished young Americans in business, economics, journalism, law, and public policy.
For participants

Work Authorization Services for Interns and Trainees
An independent program providing U.S. students completing internships in Germany and recent graduates completing traineeships in Switzerland with work authorization and support needed to succeed abroad.
IWA Germany | IWA Switzerland