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Traineeship

 1-6 months6-12 months12-18 months
Paid Traineeship€1250€1450€1650

Includes: placement, housing support, visa support, insurance support, helpdesk prior to and during your program
ExcludesJ-1 visa fees and airfare

Monthly compensation of programs between 12 and 18 months: $1500 - $2500 per month

Payment Schedule

  1. Intake: Both the registration and the intake with a representative of Stage-USA are without obligation and completely free of charge. The first payment is a deposit of € 350, -. This occurs only after you agree to continue with Stage-USA after the intake interview.
  2. Mediation: Once Stage-USA has found a suitable program which you approve, the remaining amount of the placement fee will be charged and the deposit will be deducted from that amount.
  3. J-1 Visa: When we have received the approval for your DS-2019 form, the first visa costs are charged. The costs may vary based on the period and the exchange rate.

Housing

Stage-USA assists you in finding accommodation for your internship. In some cities you will be able to live in student housing, in others an apartment or studio may be more suitable. Prices may vary but bear in mind the following guidelines:

  • Student housing: $400 per month
  • Studio: $800 per month
  • Apartment: $1100 per month (bedroom/living room/bathroom)
  • Hostel: $15 - $40 per night