An official website of the United States government

Internship and Training Programs
January 1, 2020

These programs are designed to allow foreign college and university students or recent graduates or professionals to come to the United States to receive hands-on experience and training in U.S. business practices in their chosen occupational field.  Internship and Training Programs must not be used as substitutes for ordinary employment or work purposes.

With some exceptions, the maximum duration of an Internship Program is 12 months, and the maximum duration of a Training Program is 18 months.

For more information about these programs please visit Intern Program and Trainee Program.

More information on regulations regarding these programs is available here.

Several Spanish organizations are associated with American designated sponsors to select participants for these programs.


Inclusion in this list does not imply endorsement by the U.S. Embassy.

Plaza de Cuba, 12 – 2
08302 Mataró (Barcelona)
Email: contacta@sabatica.org
Tel.: 607 80 76 81
Webpage: www.sabatica.org
Foundation Year: 2006

Federico Soto, 16 – 5º Izda.
03001 Alicante
Tel.: 91 31 34 10
Email: info@travelingua.es
Webpage: www.travelingua.es
Foundation Year: 2005