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2018 CCIP Internship

Welcome to 2018 CCIP J-1 Internship in NYC!

This section contains an overview of aspects while considering joining CCIP. The program is geared towards motivated, future-minded students whose ambitions are to seek unique experiences that help them advance to the forefront of this competitive global economy.

Characterized by a cohesive living culture and a holistic internship experience, CCIP is a J-1 Internship program that offers professional experiences in a culturally diverse arena. Throughout the program, students live together and intern at their respective host organizations. After office hours, they are encouraged to engage in cultural activities and events that over time inform their professional experience.

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How to apply for the visa

J-1 Intern Visa Sponsorship

In order to intern in the US, foreign students must apply for and be accepted into an Exchange Visitor Program in the J-1 Intern visa category through a designated sponsor organization. CCIP is administered by a designated visa sponsor without any intermediaries.

Exchange Visitor Program (EVP)

The J-1 Exchange Visitor Program (EVP) provides opportunities for around 300,000 foreign visitors from 200 countries and territories per year to experience US society and...

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Designated Visa Sponsor

The State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Office of Private Sector Exchange partners with designated sponsors to facilitate cultural activities and volunteer opportunities...

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J-1 Internship

EVP J-1 Internship provides qualified foreign students and recent graduates the opportunity to develop their professional skills while gaining an insight into US business practice...

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Occupational Categories

To be eligible for sponsorship on the J-1 Intern visa, applicants must secure an internship within their academic area of study through a qualified host...

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SEVIS

The Student and Exchange Visitor Information System (SEVIS) is a nationwide, Internet-based system managed by the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to maintain accurate and...

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Visa Application

After securing a qualified internship and getting accepted into EVP by a J-1 visa sponsor, the applicant will be issued a DS-2019 form and entered...

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Where CCIP is located

New York City

CCIP is located in New York City -- one of the most prominent metropolitan epicenters of the world and the number one destination for overseas internships.

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#1 Center for cultural immersion

New York City is renowned for being the original American melting pot. It is the most powerful international city in the US that includes all...

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#2 Venue for global internships

The financial capital of the world, the venue for top global corporations, the headquarters for the United Nations -- NYC is simply the name future-minded...

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#3 Midst of renown attractions and majority cities

In most US cities you can't live without a car; in New York you can live freely by foot. A cultural matrix, one could simply...

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#4 Immersive American English Setting

Due to the melting pot nature of NYC, students not only live in a fully immersive American English language setting but also have access to...

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#5 NYC Charisma, a Turning Point

NYC in itself is a fast-paced, creative, and entrepreneurially encouraging international city inhabited by promising young adults and accomplished individuals. It is a great place...

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#6 A City for Cutting Edge Professionals

There is a wide range of internship fields to choose from in New York City. NYC is a strong international leader in...

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What if I get sick

Health Insurance

Qualified insurance gives you access to better and more timely health care, and provides the only protection against the enormous costs of US health care. CCIP's group insurance is offered by Tokio Marin HCC that meets the federal requirements.



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Where to reside

Designated Housing

CCIP is characterized by a cohesive culture in which the participants live together at the designated hotel located in Flushing, Queens, a culturally diverse neighborhood accessible to an array of eatery, shopping, and public transportation choices.



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How much does it cost

Program Admin Fee

CCIP takes pride in keeping our program administration fee affordable while providing a comprehensive, holistic internship experience. Our fee covers J-1 visa intern sponsorship, professional placement, and administrative support.



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Where to intern

Host Roster

The CCIP Host Roster covers a wide range of professional fields. A majority of the particiapting host organizations have years of experience taking on J-1 interns.



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