Fees & Policies

Fees & Policies


The fees are determined by the length of the internship or training and include:

  • Finding a suitable employer in the United States
  • Obtaining a DS-2019 form (J-1 visa)
  • Providing interview preparation
  • Medical insurance for the whole duration of the program
  • Administrative costs associated with the visa processing
  • Orientation and other pre-departure advisory services
  • Assistance for housing arrangement
  • Advice for tax reimbursement
  • 24 hour emergency assistance

Program Length

Administrative Fee

Upon Placement

Work & Travel

3/4 months

700 USD

2,000 USD


6 months

700 USD

3,250 USD

Internship / Management Training

12 months

700 USD

3,990 USD

Management Training

18 months

700 USD

5,095 USD


J-1 visa and medical insurance included

General conditions and guarantees

  • The cost of the Embassy and SEVIS fees required to participate in a cultural exchange program in the United States are not included.
  • Once a training or internship placement Offer Letter has been signed by a host employer for a specific candidate, the candidate is considered placed and full program fee is due within 2 business days.
  • If the candidate decides to withdraw from the program before the issuance of the DS-2019 but after the employer has signed the job offer, 35% will be withheld and account for the administrative costs of Placement International.
  • In case of visa denial after the second interview at the US Embassy, the candidate should return the DS-2019 form and submit proof of denial from the American Embassy or Consulate. 50% of the placement fee will be withheld and account for processing costs of Placement International. Administrative fees, shipping fees, and bank fees are non-refundable. In addition, no refund will be processed if the original DS-2019 and the denial letter from the US Embassy is not received by the visa Sponsor.
  • If the candidate decides to cancel his program after arrival to the U.S. or is laid off or fired by the host employer, he will not be entitled to any refund.
  • The length of the program agreed with the host company and the candidate is based solely on performance and does not bind the host company to the full term if the candidate does not meet the property’s requirements. If the host company has layoffs or closes for any reason, Placement International will assist the candidate in finding a new host property.


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