Interested in our 12-month corporate placement in New York City? There’s a program fee for participation split into three instalments – an application fee, a deposit when you enter our candidate pool, and your remaining program fee, once placed with one of our partner companies.

In return, you can expect a package worth more than USD $25,000 including:

  • Coordination of your J-1 Visa
  • Rent-free shared accommodation and utilities
  • Monthly stipend of USD $1,275*
  • Health coverage
  • Program support
  • Access to cultural activities and volunteering opportunities
  • A life-changing experience!
Application FeeUSD $100Payable at application. Non-refundable.
Initial DepositUSD $1,000Payable on acceptance into the candidate pool.
Program FeeUSD $4,900Payable when placed with a partner company.
Total feesUSD $6,000**

We also recommend you bear in mind the following additional expenses

  • US visa application fee (MRV fee): USD $160**
  • Travel to the nearest embassy or consulate for a visa interview
  • Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) fee: USD $220**
  • Airfare costs to and from New York, which vary according to the time of year
  • Housing security deposit USD $200
  • Personal possessions insurance
  • Approximately USD $2,000 – 2,500 will be needed to cover expenses during the first few weeks.

* Subject to US Tax
**Subject to change