Our Programs

We empower people to drive positive change in themselves, their organizations, and society.

Every year, we offer 30-plus exchange programs that facilitate dialogue and the sharing of ideas, and promote global understanding through the lens of career exploration, civic engagement, leadership development, and professional training.

U.S. Internship, Trainee, and Teacher Exchanges

Teach USA

J-1 Visa sponsorship and services for educators to pursue teaching positions at U.S. primary and secondary schools

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Intern, Work Abroad, and Professional Fellowship Programs

Alfa Fellowship Program

A fully-funded professional development program providing up to 18 accomplished young Americans, Britons, and Germans the opportunity to live abroad, study Russian and work at leading organizations in Moscow.

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Cultural Vistas Fellowship 

A fully-funded summer internship affording underrepresented U.S. university students with the opportunity to intern abroad for eight weeks in Argentina, Germany, or Hong Kong.

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IAESTE United States

A reciprocal exchange program providing students in technical fields with paid, course-related internships and training abroad, and employers with highly skilled U.S. and international trainees.

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Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program

A fully-funded, 9-to-12 month professional development program in Germany for up to 15 accomplished young Americans to live abroad, study German, and gain experience in business, economics, journalism, law, and public policy.

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Specialty Exchange Programs and Grant Initiatives

Edmund S. Muskie Internship Program

A U.S. Department of State-funded professional development program providing emerging leaders from Eastern Europe, the Caucasus, and Central Asia with summer internships to enrich their graduate studies in the United States.

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International Visitor Leadership Program

A U.S. Department of State-funded professional exchange program that exposes emerging world leaders to the United States, its people, policies, and culture through carefully-designed short-term visits.

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Korea WEST

A U.S.-Korean exchange program providing South Korean students the opportunity to come to the United States for English language training, internships, and cultural immersion.

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Two-week professional and cultural tour of Berlin and Munich, funded by the Halle Foundation, for Georgia-based historically black colleges & universities to explore the global nature of careers in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics.

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A micro-grant competition, funded by the U.S. Embassy in Tokyo, to spur partnerships between U.S. and Japanese institutions of higher education.

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Learn more about our capacity to develop customized exchanges and view recent initiatives we have designed for U.S. and global partners.