Program Benefits

Cultural Vistas has a long history of providing enriching internship opportunities for international students and young professionals. Our program staff works with partner organizations to place participants across a variety of industries and fields, ranging from high-tech companies and startups to law firms, universities, nonprofits, and government organizations.

The Global Career Launch program offers:

  • Six-week unpaid winter internships in your field of choice
  • Flexible timetable and opportunity to receive academic credit
  • J-1 visa sponsorship from Cultural Vistas to live and work in the United States
  • Internship placement in one of two major U.S. cities 
  • Support from dedicated in-city staff and Cultural Vistas’ 24-hour emergency hotline
  • Accommodation in the city
  • Medical insurance
  • Welcome orientation seminar and group dinner upon arrival
  • Cultural activities, sightseeing events, and free weekends 
  • Public transportation passes for the duration of the program
  • Recommendation letter from Cultural Vistas
  • Closing ceremony and certificate presentation