Apply as an individual participant
Required documents for a US visa
Apply as a host organization
Documents for before and during programs
Promoting cultural exchange between the US and other countries
Prospective exchange visitors will apply for a J-1 visa at a US embassy or consulate
US government agencies that exchange visitors may interact with
Useful information when living and interning in the US
Necessary information to help participants prepare for their trip to the US
Tips and advice that will help participants adapt to a new work environment
Accomodation, transportation, weather, and culture.
Social Security Card, US tax forms, filing, and more.
Workers’ Compensation by state, State W-4 forms, and more.
Subpart A 62.10-62.17 Administration
Subpart B 62.20-62.32 Programs
Subpart C 62.40-62.45 Adjustments
Appendix E Unskilled Occupations
Subparts D-F 62.50/60/70~ Sponsors
Fusia connects, grows and serves global young professionals since 2008.
We're a designated sponsor of the US Dept. of State's J-1 (BridgeUSA) internship programs
The CCIP Summer Internship program is managed directly by a designated visa sponsor and in partnership with reputable universities, eliminating the need for intermediaries. This direct approach gives us a cost advantage over our competitors.
• Applicants from HK may be eligible for a subsidy of HKD 10,000 (Reaching Out Award)
• Additional subsidies, e.g., HKUST (log in > OISS), NTU, EDUHK, HKMU, and CUHK (log in > GIP)
• US internships requires J-1 intern visa sponsorship by a designated sponsor
• Most internships are unpaid, some private firms offer a subway card
• B-2 (travel visa) and ESTA are not for internship.
• Visa sponsorship, SEVIS, and MRV fees are mandatory fees for US J-1 intern visa holders
• MRV waived for Canadian students who apply for J-1 status at borders
Fees in USD. Fees for the six-week program are around USD 6,300 (and 5,300 for four weeks) excluding airfare and personal expenses. Plan your budget wisely and adjust according to your circumstances.
Charged by the FUSIA
Charged by the hotel (Asiatic)
This section posts common questions and answers regarding program fees. Please read and go over with parents carefully.
Is there a fee to apply for the program? When is the fee due if accepted?
How much will I need to budget for if I join the program for 6 months? Are there ways to lower the costs?
Will the host offer a stipend to cover some of my expenses?
Will there be any subsidies that I may be eligible for?
I noticed that the program has some minimum funding requirements. Do I need to provide proof of these funds?
Is the hotel price fixed or adjustable?
Is the availability of the hotel guaranteed?
Must participants live together at designated hotel?