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FPI Partners
Partial list of FPI placement partners and visa sponsors for various work, travel, internship and training programs worldwide.

Alliance Abroad Group

 

AAG has been a U.S. Department of State-designated program sponsor for the J-1 visa Work/Travel since 2002 and the Intern/Trainee and Teacher programs since 2009. This designation is granted only after a lengthy review, so you can trust that you are in good hands with our visa programs. And, as with each of our programs, we pride ourselves on world-class service, high-quality placements and 24/7 personal assistance prior, during and after the experience.


American Scandinavian Student Exchange

 

ASSE was originally founded in Sweden, in 1938 by the Swedish national Ministry of Education. It sponsored exchange programs between Germany and Sweden. In the late 1940s, the program was expanded to include exchange programs with France, Great Britain and other countries in Europe. In March, of 1976, at the recommendation of the United States State Department, ASSE was incorporated as a not for profit organization in the US designated as a designated sponsor of secondary academic year programs with Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. In the 1980s ASSE (originally ‘American Scandinavian Student Exchange’) expanded its exchange program countries to include most of ‘Western Europe’, Asia, Australia, New Zealand, Mexico and other Latin American countries.


Australian Internships

 

Australian Internships (AI) is well recognised as the market leader in career development programs for international candidates. The programs are designed to meet the growing demand for internationalisation. Programs include: 1. Professional Internships; 2. Paid Hospitality Program; 3. Professional Year Program. The professional team at AI work to support and assist each candidate expand on their skills and gain the experience necessary for success in the highly competitive global workplace.


Center for Cultural Interchange

 

Established in 1985, CCI Greenheart is a nonprofit international educational exchange organization based in Chicago, IL. Our Mission: To promote cultural understanding, academic development, environmental consciousness and world peace CCI Greenheart organizes high school exchange, short-term homestays, ESL camps, intern and trainee, summer work travel programs in the U.S. and through the Greenheart Travel division, study, teach, work, volunteer, and language programs in over 35 countries around the world. CCI now sends and receives close to 10,000 participants annually — a remarkable increase since our first seven students participated in the high school exchange program in 1985. In 2004, we adopted Greenheart as our environmental and social initiative. Greenheart connects people and planet through environmentalism, fair trade, social transformation and cross cultural understanding.


Cultural Homestay International

 

Cultural Homestay International (CHI) is a non-profit educational organization founded in 1980 by Tom and Lilka Areton to promote international understanding and goodwill through people-to-people exchanges. We believe that the best way to build bridges of friendship and trust among people is to experience directly each others' customs, languages and values. To live, study or work together leads to a transformational experience of acceptance and genuine affection. Young people who live with Americans as a family member, participate in the local community, or train in an American business open their minds to the values of volunteering, democracy and freedom. CHI aspires to share the benefits of cultural interchange with the many nations of the earth in the deeply held conviction that such exchanges ultimately contribute to a more prosperous and peaceful world.


Janus International

 

Janus International Hospitality Student Exchange is a leader in international recruitment and a major “staffing” resource for companies, both small and large. Whether you need to increase your staff for the summer season or require some extra hands for the holiday rush, we provide effective staffing solutions. Each year we recruit thousands of J-1 visa program participants for hotels, stores, restaurants, resorts and amusement parks around the world and all across the U.S. Our team has extensive experience working with immigration, visas and embassies to implement international work and training programs. We have built relationships with established partners in over 30 countries and we are a designated Work/Travel visa sponsor by the U.S. Department of State.


Pan Atlantic International Training

 

Pan Atlantic International Training (PAIT, Maine, USA) places qualified international candidates in need of practical training to top American companies looking to diversify company environment. The PAIT J-1 visa sponsorship provides detail-oriented and personalized attention to ensure successful training and internship programs.


World Wide Cultural Exchange (WWCE)

 

WWCE is a leader in International Recruitment and an Innovative Recruiting Solution provider for Host Companies in the United States. WWCE specializes in custom tailored J1 Visa programs for our Host Companies and Participants, and the unsurpassed level of service that WWCE provides has earned us the praise and confidence of thousands of J1 Visa participants and hundreds of Host Companies. WWCE provides world class service, high-quality placements and 24/7 individual assistance prior, during and after our participants' program experience. WWCE promotes the exchange of United States and foreign Participants on a reciprocal basis thereby assuring that the operation of our programs does not have an adverse impact on labor opportunities for United States youth.


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Orientation Schedules:

 

Work & Travel orientations take place at 10:00 AM, every Saturday, at Suite 204, Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman, in Quezon City.  

 

Internship & Career Training orientations take place at 2:00 PM, every Saturday, at Suite 204, Ang Bahay ng Alumni, UP Diliman, in Quezon City.  

 

2018 Work and Travel Applications are now OPEN!

 

Applications for the 2018 Summer Work and Travel Program in the United States are now OPEN. Students are encouraged to attend the program orientations to be held in their respective schools with either their parents or guardians.

 

You may also attend our orientation progams held at our offices in UP Diliman and in Cebu. Please refer to the schedules listed above. For more details, please call us at +63 (2) 927-5223 / +63 (2) 927-9731 / +63 (32) 520-3099 or e-mail: inquiry@firstplaceinc.org  

 

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