"Cultural Vistas builds upon the longstanding and rich histories of the Association for International Practical Training (AIPT) and CDS International. The exciting result of a January 2011 merger between the two recognized exchange leaders, Cultural Vistas represents an exciting new beginning; bringing together a strengthened voice, broader global network, and the enhanced capacity to continue and create new and innovative programs that engage young people, build mutual understanding, and develop global competencies."
Professional development program providing international students and young professionals the opportunity to complete career-focused internships and structured training programs with U.S. companies for up to 18 months.
Teacher exchange program connecting experienced foreign educators with full-time placements for up to three years at U.S. primary and secondary schools where the growing needs exist.
IAESTE United States
Longstanding, reciprocal exchange program dedicated to developing global skills in tomorrow’s leaders thorough career-building internships abroad for U.S. and international students majoring in science and technical fields.
Personalized exchange program bringing top Korean students and young professionals to the United States for up to 18 months to study English, complete a professional internship, and travel independently.
Global Career Launch
Summer internship program providing international students with the professional experience necessary to build careers and the opportunity to explore and experience U.S. life and culture.
Work and Travel USA
A J-1 visa program offering international students the opportunity to spend their university vacations immersing in American life and culture.
International Leadership Program
The U.S. Department of State's premier professional exchange program , enabling emerging world leaders to gain first hand knowledge about the United States, its people, policies and culture through carefully designed short-term visits. As one of only eight national program agencies, Cultural Vistas administers, designs, and implements IVLP programs.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange for Young Professionals (CBYX)
Full year, reciprocal work-study scholarship program providing young German professionals the opportunity to live, work, and study in the United States.
The Cultural Vistas Placement USA program works in cooperation with universities and government organizations to offer international students and recent graduates career-focused internship placements at established organizations across the United States.
Alfa Fellowship Program
High level, 11-month professional development program for young professionals from the U.S. and U.K. to live abroad and work at leading organizations in Russia.
One to three-month program providing U.S. and Canadian students interested in pursuing careers in government and public affairs with internships in the German state parliament.
Halle Fellowship Program
Three-month fellowship program annually providing university students from the state of Georgia opportunities to live, work, and explore their career interests in Germany.
Robert Bosch Foundation Fellowship Program
Comprehensive, nine-month professional development program in Germany for accomplished young Americans in the fields of business, economics, journalism, law, and public policy.
Baden-Württemberg-STIPENDIUM WISP Fellowship
Three month summer work-study immersion program in Germany exclusively for community college students.
Enriching, personalized training and professional internship programs in Argentina, Chile, Germany, and Spain for U.S. students and young professionals designed to enhance business skills and foreign language proficiency. Custom internship programs for students enrolled at Yale University, University of Michigan, Michigan State University, and the College of Charleston are also offered.
Work Abroad in Germany
An independent work abroad program that equips U.S. students and recent graduates with work authorization and the support necessary to live, learn, and advance their skills in Germany for up to 12 months.
Work Abroad in Switzerland
An independent work abroad program providing young professionals with work authorization and support necessary to live, learn, and advance their skills in Switzerland for up to 18 months.
American Youth Leadership Program
The American Youth Leadership Program with Japan, Japan – America Watershed Stewardship Project is a virtual and international exchange supported by a grant from the U.S. Department of State. The program develops a corps of individuals (both high school students and educators) who are exposed to the people, culture, and ecology of Japan, and trained to pass on their knowledge to others in their schools and communities.
Longstanding, reciprocal exchange program dedicated to developing global skills in tomorrow's leaders through career-building internships abroad for U.S. students majoring in science and technical fields with host companies around the world.