About Us

InternshipUSA is a service of The Institute for International Education and Exchange – IIEEX.


IIEEX is a designated J-1 Visa Program Sponsor with over 20 years of experience in the international exchange industry. We use our knowledge, expertise, and partnerships to provide successful internship placements in the USA.

Due to our long-standing history and cooperation with our American host companies, we place interns with companies that allow them to build their careers, gain experience and skills, and improve their English.


IIEEX – Institute for International Education and Exchange – IIEEX, is the exchange arm of, the German American Chamber of Commerce California, founded in 2003. We are an independent tax-exempt 501(c)(3) non-profit organization serving individuals, corporations and academic institutions from all over the world. Our mission is to lessen the burden of government, promote cross-cultural education and support relations between the United States and many countries in the world.

Our business and career programs, internship programs, volunteer programs, and educational programs provide opportunities for applicants of all backgrounds and nationalities to learn about American business and culture, or to participate in various social and charitable causes.


We are an official J-1 sponsor in the Intern and Trainee category. We offer programs for cultural exchange, internships and training opportunities throughout the USA.  Information about the J-1 Visa and the application process is made available through the website www.J1-Visa.com.

Contact Us

Contact via Online Form:


Please only use our request form for any program inquires!


For non-placement inquires: programs @ iieex . org (not for placement inquires)



IIEEX – Institute for International Education and Exchange
600 B Street, Suite 300
92101 San Diego, California, USA


Personal appointments only after confirmed registrations.