FUSIA is the organizer of CCIP. It is one of the 80s visa sponsors (J-1 Intern) designated by the State Department to administer J-1 Intern programs.Learn More
To get started, review website, register and complete the application online. Do not miss the on-campus info sessions and intro interviews in Oct, 2017. Skype chat (fusia_18).
Community leaders and elected officials have long supported and praised CCIP by issuing accolades and proclamations that single out our accomplished work.
CCIP works with an array of esteemed partner universities to help the vision of focused students to plan ahead for their global professional futures.
The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program provides opportunities for around 300,000 foreign visitors from 200 countries and territories per year to experience US society and culture and engage with Americans.
The CCIP Recognition Ceremony is held annually to recognize individuals and organizations that have contributed to this meaningful cultural exchange initiative. This activity has been a staple reflecting the growth of CCIP.
CCIP is characterized by holistic experience. Aside from internships, the program facilitates a range of activities led by student leaders to promote student engagement, cultural awareness, and help students develop various skills.
What do they say
Jeevaraj Suppiah '09Singapore Civil Service, Harvard Kennedy School
My positive experience in the USA through CCIP motivated me to pursue my master's degree at Harvard a few years later. Because of CCIP, I developed both professionally and personally. I would highly recommend this opportunity to students seeking an overseas internship.
Zehao Xiong '13Business Analyst, Deloitte Consulting
I felt like I attended multiple internships. I interacted with people from all walks of life. I now understand a lot of different perspectives on things like economics, politics, and people's character.
Michael Cheung '15Management Trainee, HSBC
The opportunity to intern overseas helped me polish my communication skills. I had to cooperate with staff from all levels, and that gave me a taste of different cultures as I learned from many people. Gaining so many different perspectives better prepared me for the diversity of the global business platform.
Tony Chau '16Management Trainee, HKTDC
When I applied for jobs, I realized how valuable interning at Assemblyman Kim's district office through CCIP had been. Having been involved in a leadership role for the group activities helped me stand out from other candidates.
Charles Tam '16Management Trainee, Citibank
What I like most is that the program emphasizes a holistic experience. As a student leader, Ihad the chance to be involved in the program administration and activity organization. During the program, my soft skills sharpened tremendously, which had a profound impact on my life.
Terence Chen '14Corporate Banking, Bank of China
This experience helped me get the job finally. I think what employers are looking for is quite similar: efficiency, adaptability, and a solution-oriented mindset, which you can definitely cultivate in this great internship opportunity.
Jane Hui '15Social Welfare Department, Hong Kong
I truly appreciate the openness and equality that are embedded in people's hearts, and I want to promote that in Hong Kong. The endless discoveries and excitement have inspired and transformed me into a bright new person who always strives for a better world.
David Wang '14BDO Limited
I always felt that I was so lucky to join this program. I met a lot of amazing and nice people, and I learned a lot from them. We shared good times together and experienced the Big Apple together.
Katherine Li '14University of Liverpool
This was such a great opportunity. CCIP offered an incredible chance to learn outside of my comfort zone in a setting that reinforced the development of my professional skills. It was a meaningful, enriching time. I enjoyed myself and learned a lot from it, so if you get the chance, make the most of it!
Christopher Wong '12CCIP, Google, and beyond
After completing a master's degree in the US and working at Google Hong Kong, I realize how those magical weeks in New York set the tone for my career and allowed me to explore my potential and passions while pushing me to grow beyond boundaries with a respectful attitude.
Djam Insurance Brokerage President, Host since 2011
CCIP is offering these students a very unique opportunity to gain international experience, and I'm happy to be involved. With each new group of interns, I'm consistently impressed by how engaged they are and how excited they are to learn new things.
Marc A. Haken
Chairman of the Youth, Education and Library; Committee Budget Director of Community Board
The only way to truly know a country, its people and its values is to spend an extended amount time in that country. CCIP provides its students the opportunity to observe and participate in the American way of life.
The STUDIO, President, Host since 2010
CCIP interns' diligence and creativity never disappoint and I continue to follow many of their social channels as they get careers, have families, and grow into extraordinary adults. They bring fresh energy and insight to the STUDIO, and we look forward to meeting them every summer."
Yu & Associates, President, Host since 2008
Globalization is here to stay; this is an irreversible phenomenon. At Yu & Associates, together with CCIP, we hope to equip our interns with the necessary core values and tools to become globally responsible citizens.
For immediate assistance, contact us via Skype (fusia_18).
We are located in NYC. The best time to reach us M-F after 8 am EST or 9 pm Beijing time.
Skype ID: fusia_18
Phone number: +1 718 643 0311 ext 18
Address: 55 Washington St, Ste 628, Brooklyn, NY 11201