Are you finished with your study and want to set yourself apart from the crowd before entering the workforce? Adding a traineeship in the United States to your resume is the best way to do this. You can participate in professional trainee programs up to 18 months in one of the big cities in the U.S. and payment is guaranteed! Stage-USA will place you at a suitable company for your traineeship, we arrange your J-1 visa, housing, extra health insurance coverage, and can book your flight. The traineeship program is available for candidates who have completed their college or university degree. With all traineeships offered by Stage-USA you wil receive compensation, in most cases hourly wage starting at $7,50 per hour. 

What is a traineeship?

A traineeship gives you a real work experience with real responsibilities for a specified period of time. You will follow an intensive training program in your field, so you must be a highly motivated and hardworking person in order to qualify. Traineeships are usually between 12 and 18 months, shorter program are available upon request. You can participate in the trainee program between the age of 18 and 35 years.

Fields of Study

Stage-USA offers traineeships in nearly every possible field in every level of college education. The fields we offer programs in are:

  • Marketing / Communications
  • Graphic design
  • Media & Entertainment 
  • Hospitality / Tourism
  • Fashion
  • Event Management
  • Business / Management
  • Finance / Accounting
  • Facility Management
  • Technology / Engineering / Electrical
  • Logistics / Distribution
  • IT / Computer
  • Human Resources (HR)
  • International Business
  • Sports Management
  • Industrial Engineering

If your field is not listed, please contact


Stage-USA provides a housing directory for finding suitable accommodations. We provide the assistance in finding you suitalbe housing. Many trainees choose to stay the first few nights in a hostel in order to visit different accommodations in person and decide on a place to live.

Duration and Compensation

There are no specific start dates for a traineeship in the U.S. We offer traineeship with a duration between 12 and 18 months. Shorter program may be available upon request. We recommend that you apply at least 4-6 months before you intend to start your traineeship. We can accept students up to 1 month before their intended start date, but special terms & conditions apply in this case.

You will work a minimum of 32 hours per week, 5 days per week. Please note that vacation days are not always provided, this will vary per company. With all traineeships offered by Stage-USA you wil receive compensation, in most cases hourly wage starting at $7,50 per hour. 

For more information you can contact us via or call us: +31 20 68 23 026. 


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