Bridge the gap between formal education and work experience through a practical apprenticeship in the United States under BridgeUSA's Internship Program. Participants will be able to learn with industry leaders working in 4 and 5-star hotels and resorts.

• Application for the J1 Traineeship is open year-round
• Put your studies into practice and enhance skills related to your field of study
• Opportunities include positions in culinary, food and beverage, front office, and more!
• Receive a stipend to support living in the US during the program
• Gain experience to boost your CV and make you globally competitive
• Countless chances to interact with people from different countries, make lifelong friendships
• Discover and understand US work culture and practices
• Enhance your English language competency by living and interacting in an English-speaking environment
• Medical insurance coverage

Program Duration
The BridgeUSA Trainee Program is taken in 12 months with a 30-day grace period after the work commitment to travel around the US with their J1 visa.


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Must be 18 to 26 years old
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Must have a degree certificate from an academic institution
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Must have a minimum of one year work experience
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Must be able to interact in an English speaking environment

Participants gain the opportunity to enhance their skills and expertise in their academic or occupational fields through participating in a guided training-based program.