directory

International Experience

International Experience (iE-USA) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit educational exchange organization that was founded in 2002. iE-USA is designated by U.S. Department of State (DoS) as a J-1 program sponsoring organization and is a fully listed member and accredited by the Council on Standards for International Educational Travel (CSIET) for its J-1 and F-1 programs . IE-USA places high school students from around the world in carefully vetted host families while attending local private or public high schools for a semester or full academic year.


Vision

iE provides a personalized, relationship-focused platform in which international students, their host families, and their host communities connect, relate, and explore both the differences that define us as well as the similarities that unite us.  We provide opportunities for meaningful cultural exchange, helping to create a world where cultural diversity is valued and celebrated.

Mission

Provide education, support and guidance that enables cultural experiences built upon real relationships while promoting understanding, cooperation, and growth between students, their host families, and their host communities.

Values

Learn:To cultivate awareness and acceptance in an ever-changing world.
Share:To embrace all customs, beliefs, and the strength that comes through diversity. 
Grow:To celebrate the transformation of each society shaped by positive cultural exchange. 
Commit:To invest in our future.
Connect:To ensure a personal approach where individuals matter.