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Cultural Exchange in the United States

CIEE provides a wealth of information to encourage interns to fully experience American culture. We also organize special events, exclusive to CIEE, to encourage cultural and professional exchange.

Culture Guide USA

This monthly email helps participants learn more about American culture and traditions, and it includes includes interesting facts about everything from holidays to government, as well as information about beautiful places like our national parks. It also introduces Service Learning Saturday, which highlights volunteer opportunities from the United States – a great way for interns to embrace an American tradition, make friends, and make a difference. Learn more.

Top 10 Things to Do

To help you make the most of your time in the United States, we’ve compiled a list of the top 10 things to do in different regions throughout the country. No matter the season, you’ll find some fun and interesting activities to do while you’re in the United States. Learn more.

Social media

We encourage participants to get social and tell the world about their experiences. Our CIEE J-1 Professional Exchange Programs Facebook page offers a place to share stories and pictures and connect with other interns. We also sponsor contests that make sharing well worth it! Learn more.

Intern Stories

Discover firsthand what it's like to be an intern in the United States. Browse intern experiences in a variety of locations and industries.

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