Cultural Exchange Options Inc. 美亚国际文化交流中心

104 King Henry Way
Williamsburg,VA 23188 USA
Tel: 757-660-3537 Fax: 757-258-4674
Cultural Exchange Options INC
English referred to as CEO INC
2nd Floor,No.19 Wusi Road
Gulou District, Fuzhou Fujian 350001
China.
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Frequently Asked Questions

  1. What is CEO?
  2. What is Work and Travel?
  3. Is this program recognized by the United States government?
  4. Is our safety protected while we participate in this program?
  5. What are the benefits for those of us who participate in the program.
  6. How to apply to the program? Are there any tests needed? Can you summarize the process?
  7. What's the duration of this program?
  8. What's the appropriate amount of money to take to the United States.
  9. How many jobs can we take?
  10. Can college seniors participate in this program? (note : The United States government reserves the right to change the requirements.)


  1. What is CEO?
    CEO is a non-profit organization registered in the United States. The full name of CEO is Cultural Exchange Options Inc. Its headquarters is located in the heart of the city of Williamsburg, Virginia. CEO strives to promote exchange of international culture and education. CEO's objective is to bring college students from all over the world together so that they can understand one another's culture. At the present time, CEO has already established friendly cooperative relationships with many major hotels, restaurants and large amusement parks in order to offer college students an excellent internship work environment.

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  2. What is Work and Travel?
    Work and Travel is an activity program in the United States of America which, through corporations, brings students from all over the world to come and work during school holidays as interns and to travel. There are about 30,000 to 50,000 students participate in this activity annually.

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  3. Is this program recognized by the United States government?
    This program is recognized by the United States State Department as an official program. (http://exchanges.state.gov/education/jexchanges/private/swt.htm)The American organization is authorized by the United States State Department

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  4. Is our safety protected while we participate in this program?
    While the students are in the United States, they are under excellent supervision by the authorized organization, have 24 hours emergency phone service, and have health insurance. During the course of the program, arrangements are made for counselors to be where the students work. The counselors communicate with the students regularly and help the students solve problems.

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  5. What are the benefits for those of us who participate in the program.
    The program offers students all English language environment, making it possible to improve your verbal language communication skills. The program gives you work experience in American businesses, enriches your life experience, and increases your job competitiveness. The Summer Work and Travel USA Program's stipend can support you while you are living and traveling in the United States, culivate independent living and working capabilities, work and live with students from all over the world, establish international vision, participate in the cultural exchange program endorsed by the United States government, offers excellent chance for participant to get visa to the United States for the first time and to establish a good track record thereafter, which would help in the future when you are applying to come to the United States.

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  6. How to apply to the program? Are there any tests needed? Can you summarize the process?
    Chinese Students can apply for the program through CEO INC . Briefly, the process is CEO INC interview – submit information to CEO INC - English test – those who passed will sign employment contracts with American businesses – prepare J-1 visa materials and get visa – go to the United States

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  7. What's the duration of this program?
    Work and Travel program starts from June through the end of September and students work between two to four months. The length of a student's internship is determined by the employer and United States Department of State– CEO INC and its sponsor have no authority on this matter. At the end of the internship, student can arrange, according to his/her own desire, to travel for no more than one month. Therefore, the total period for Work and Travel is for 5 months, at the most.

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  8. What's the appropriate amount of money to take to the United States.
    Some employers require the student to submit form SSA-5028 or social security number before he/she is allowed to work. Therefore, some students cannot work during the 15 days after entering the United States. Also, students may have to pay rent before receiving any stipend, thus students are asked to bring at least $900.00 US dollars.

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  9. How many jobs can we take?
    In principle, the students will not affect the first Job premise can go to find the second a part-time Job, but must obtain the consent of the employer, if violates the relevant provisions of the company, your Job Offer if was cancelled, your visa also be cancelled, you will face was repatriation.

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  10. Can college seniors participate in this program? (note : The United States government reserves the right to change the requirements.)
    According to the United States government's regulations, published in November 2007, students who are in college when applying for the program can submit applications to the program.

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