Interested in our 12-month work 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 living allowance of USD $1,275
  • Supplemental health coverage
  • On-site support
  • Access to exclusive events and volunteering opportunities
  • A life-changing year!
Application FeeGBP £55Payable at application. Non-refundable.
Initial DepositGBP £600Payable on acceptance into the candidate pool.
Participation FeeGBP £2,845Payable when placed with a partner company.
Total feesGBP £3,500

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
  • Personal possessions insurance
  • Approximately USD $2,000 – 2,500 will be needed to cover expenses during the first few weeks.

* Subject to change